WW archive > Issue 1297 - 30 April 2020


US democracy; Marxists unite!; Depravity

Demonisation of China

Attacks are driven not by pandemic concerns, writes Eddie Ford, but imperial pushback.

Upping the ante

Yassamine Mather reports on the double standards, misinformation and stupidity of the ‘regime change from above’ advocates

Lenin avatars

Mike Macnair looks at the treatment of the 150th anniversary of Lenin’s birth in some of the left press

Truth shall make you free

According to the latest conspiracy theories, Covid-19 is a bioweapon leaked from a Wuhan laboratory, introduced into China by a US spy team or caused by electromagnetic radiation. There have been dozens of attacks on 5G masts and engineers in Britain. Why do people believe in such nonsense? Edmund Griffiths investigates

Only choice we have

Rex Dunn argues that the left must unite around the Transitional programme if it is going to get anywhere

Fundamental principles

William Sarsfield continues his series on the founding of the CPGB 100 years ago

Hitting the poor

Peter Manson welcomes the limited success in restricting the pandemic, but it is clear that the problems are structural

Through the barrier

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