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WW archive > Issue 1134 - 08 December 2016

The nuclear option

While Jon Lansman considers ending it all, the left majority needs to press home its advantage, urges Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists

Letters

Distinction; Unite election; New game; Go deep; Lab rats; Adios, Fidel; Red Wakefield; Why so silent?

Back in the black

At last, Robbie Rix feels buoyed up on a sea of solidarity

The ruling class turns?

Following the Brexit vote and the election of Donald Trump, Hillel Ticktin analyses capital’s perspectives

Grappling with new situation

Peter Manson reports on the December 4 meeting of members of the CPGB and Labour Party Marxists

Gestures at top, gestures at bottom

Donald Trump is lurching between conciliation and wild provocations, writes Paul Demarty

An anti-militarist’s moral dilemmas

Despite being employed by an institution responsible for advanced weapons research, writes Chris Knight, Noam Chomsky had a political conscience that refused to lie down

Down with war - long live revolution!

One hundred years ago this month, in December 1916, an organising committee of Bolshevik-influenced students issued this underground proclamation, calling on students in Russia who were opposed to the war to come together with workers and peasants to put a provisional revolutionary government in power.

Protecting the guilty

As with Jimmy Savile, writes Eddie Ford, the sex abuse scandal reflects unequal power relations in society

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