WW archive > Issue 1273 - 31 October 2019

Appeal to class loyalty

Boris Johnson has finally got his election to ‘get Brexit done’, writes Eddie Ford, but the final result is anyone’s guess.


Election at last; Party line; Twinning; CP of Africa

War of the drones

Technology is fast changing the military-political landscape, writes Ted Crawford.

Recoiling from the challenge

Carla Roberts of Labour Party Marxists is puzzled by the decision of the Labour Representation Committee

LAW statement

Another avoidable tragedy

Sickening scenes in Essex show the need for a working class response to the migration question, argues Paul Demarty.

Pretence of democracy

Peter Manson reports on the first of three SWP pre-conference internal bulletins.

Book they want to ban

Greg Philo, Mike Berry, Justin Schlosberg, Anthony Lerman, David Miller 'Bad news for Labour: anti-Semitism, the party and public belief' Pluto Press, 2019, pp288, £14.99

Problematic Tory assumptions

Jonathan Sumption 'Trials of the state: law and the decline of politics' Profile Books, 2019, pp112; £9.99

Who was al-Baghdadi?

The US is boasting of yet another spectacular victory. Clearly it cannot learn from history. Yassamine Mather looks at the circumstances that produced the jihadist leader.

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