WW archive > Issue 1041 - 15 January 2015
Qui est Charlie?
Paul Demarty asks, who exactly is Charlie?
Concrete; Premature; Backfire; Austerity; Illusion; Spell it out; Free movement; Too leftwing; Mind games
United front of the bourgeoisie
Government leaders who gathered in Paris to express ‘solidarity’ with Charlie Hebdo are no friends of free speech, says Eddie Ford
CIA roots of Islamist fundamentalism
Did outrage caused by the provocations of an irreverent magazine provoke the Paris attacks? Yassamine Mather looks beyond this simplistic myth
How has the left reacted to the Paris slaughter? Peter Manson has been taking a look
Not fit for purpose
Jack Conrad shows that the LU constitution internalises trade union defeats and contains self-defeating time bombs
A death in Wales
The miners needed to defend themselves. Mark Fischer discusses how difficult that was.
The artist must take sides
Exhibition: Conscience and conflict: British artists and the Spanish Civil War Pallant House Gallery, Chichester until February 15, 2015; then Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, from March 7 to June 7
Building the union is no lottery
The leadership of the PCS have trivialised the struggle to save the union, reports Simon Wells
What we expect
Robbie Rix always appreciates compliments from the readers