WW archive > Issue 1342 - 08 April 2021


Blind alley; Strange argument; Gramsci’s comrade; Useful idiots?; Council housing

How to be gaslit

Anger is an insufficient response to the Sewell report, argues Paul Demarty. The left needs its own critique of liberal anti-racism

Not in the room

With the US still not directly involved in the negotiations, Yassamine Mather considers prospects for a revived nuclear deal

Tip of an iceberg

Bribery, fraud, nepotism and graft are all endemic to the bourgeois order, writes Derek James

Financial fictions

What Marx described as the ‘purest and most colossal form of gambling and swindling’ continues today, but on an altogether bigger scale Michael Roberts looks at some recent examples

Playing into imperialist hands

Foppe de Haan seems to have been taken in by the campaign to demonise China, argues Daniel Lazare

Royalty and the Reich

Eddie Ford reviews Channel 4's 'Queen Elizabeth and the spy in the palace', directed by Andy Webb

Nationalist dreams and nightmares

Mike Macnair reviews 'Workers and nationalism: Czech and German Social Democracy in Habsburg Austria, 1890-1918' by JS Beneš and 'The Fiume crisis: life in the wake of the Habsburg empire' by DK Reill

After 47 years

The convictions of the Shrewsbury 24 have at last been quashed. There was a conspiracy - between the employers, the police and the Tory government. Bernard Mattson reports

Back on course?

Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly Worker fighting fund

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