WW archive > Issue 1340 - 25 March 2021


Shadow party?; Scotland; Schadenfreude; Nationalism; Pavements only; Muddel; Wants us dead

One year and counting

While Boris Johnson praises ‘capitalism’ and ‘greed’, his plan to end the lockdown risks thousands more deaths, warns James Linney

Separation showdown looms

With Nicola Sturgeon in the clear, a battle between Holyrood and Westminster over Scottish independence is very much on the cards, argues Paul Demarty

Pax Americana Britannica

The defence review shows that ‘global’ Britain is totally subservient to the US, writes Eddie Ford

Police Bill spin

Mike Macnair says the ‘Old Corruption’ of the 18th and 19th centuries is returning and we need to respond accordingly

Protecting death factories

Tony Greenstein reports on his arrest and week-long detention over a planned direct‑action protest against Elbit, a notorious Israeli arms company

America’s Chernenko

The stumbling, bumbling Joe Biden is like the former Soviet leader in more ways than one, writes Daniel Lazare

Erdoğan tries to cheat unpopularity

Withdrawing from the Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence is part of a desperate attempt to stitch together a winning election bloc. Esen Uslu reports

End of a dead end

Last week’s general election saw big losses for the Socialist Party. Predictably, the leadership’s purge of the left has backfired. Emil Jacobs of the SP’s Communist Platform reports

Getting our act together

Derek James of Labour Party Marxists welcomes the coming together of the Labour left. However, the cause of unity must go hand-in-hand with principle

One week to go

Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly Worker fighting fund

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