WW archive > Issue 1045 - 12 February 2015

Did free speech allow the Nazis to come to power?

Eddie Ford criticises the SWP for misunderstanding history and insisting upon the ‘principle’ of no-platforming


Distorted; Losses and gains; Check your facts; Self-appointed; Miners; Bernsteinian; Perishable; Don’t ask; Step by step; No surprises

No more Herr Nice Guy

Only the presence of strong international solidarity can be the basis for opposing capitalism, writes Paul Demarty

Aftermath of Syriza’s election

Azhdar Ashkan can see no long-term solution to the crisis within the current order

Making a beginning

The left should campaign for a Europe-wide constituent assembly, argues Chris Gray

Still not too late

It was necessary to confront the defeatism of the left head on at the end of the miners' strike, says Mark Fischer

Machiavellian manoeuvres in the dark

Peter Kosminsky (director) Wolf Hall BBC2, Wednesdays 9pm

Thoughts on Karl Marx and art

A communist revolution in art will break down the barriers between ordinary people and artists as specialist labourers under capitalism, says Rex Dunn

Wishful thinking rather than hard truth

Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists was at John McDonnell’s Labour Left Platform roundtable discussion on February 7

If your phone rings

be ready to send all your spare cash to Robbie Rix

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