WW archiveIssue 1058
14 May 2015
Socialism will not require industrialisation
The transition to a new society is possible, argues Mike Macnair
This is the concluding part of what may seem to have been a rather disjointed series. In the first article (April 9) I argued briefly for the need for a strategic and general alternative to capitalism - a maximum programme. I criticised what seemed to be Chris Cutrone’s approach to the issue, outlined the CPGB’s version and asked whether this alternative is in fact posed to us.
Feet first; Unpredictable; Still a subject; Another England; Strategy ditched
One word explains Labour’s defeat, writes Eddie Ford - Scotland
As the results rolled in the ghosts of New Labour began to rise. Charles Gradnitzer of Labour Party Marxists reports
Peter Manson comments on the left’s results and its delusional self-justification
Ukip is far from ‘defeated’, says Tina Becker - but that does not stop sections of the left talking nonsense
Michael Roberts comments on the speculation surrounding China’s latest growth figures
The latest US figures are indicative of a continuing problem, writes Yassamine Mather
Blairites are flying the flag for ‘aspiration’ - a subject about which they know nothing, argues Paul Demarty
And when Robbie Rix has worries...