WW archive > Issue 1081 - 05 November 2015

Overcoming the power of capital

Mike Macnair asks why leftwing administrations cannot halt the long-term trend to the right


Two Momentums; Through the mire; Sniper fire; Close-up; Mickey Mouse

Compromise in the offing

With talks over Syria set to continue, Yassamine Mather reports on the contortions of the rival powers

Tories screw ‘hard-working families’

Eddie Ford celebrates the government’s defeat on tax credits, but not the victory of the House of Lords

Scandals in the capital

The manoeuvring which culminated in the fall of the mayor of Rome could result in the populist right taking control of the city, writes Toby Abse

Origins of democratic centralism

Demands to bring parliamentarians into line; rightwing MPs complaining about the threat of deselection; pleas to put electability first - it all sounds very familiar

Admit you were wrong!

The SPEW comrades are in urgent need of a radical rethink, argues Peter Manson

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