WW archive > Issue 1035 - 20 November 2014

Safe spaces checked, gains defended

Peter Manson introduces our coverage of the LU policy conference


Fighting; Percentage; Thank god; Fence-sitters; Dangerous; Communalists; Unproven group; Microcosm; Real loss; Do the bus stop

Abstention and organisation

The Communist Platform abstained on many motions put to conference. Paul Demarty explains why

Good intentions and the road to hell

Where now for disputes and ‘safe spaces’? Mike Macnair examines the issues

The tyranny of safe spaces

We cannot start from the premise of exclusion, argues Yassamine Mather

Under the cosh of the safe spaces police

Three comrades from LU recount their experiences

Immigration controls kill

Eddie Ford calls for the abolition of all border controls, not just ‘racist’ ones

Strikes, smoke bombs and tear gas

Toby Abse reports on the latest union action and the autonomists’ social strike

The beginning of new unionism

Louise Raw Striking a light: the Bryant and May match women and their place in history Bloomsbury Publishing, 2011, pp300, £17.99

Not European left’s historic moment

Syriza’s speaker at Left Unity’s conference expressed unbounded optimism, but, says Micky Coulter, such hype is dangerous

Looks good!

Beauty is more than skin deep. But it helps, says Robbie Rix

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