WW archive > Issue 1353 - 24 June 2021

Blue and red walls crack

Should the left refuse to call for a Labour vote because of crap politics and crap candidates? Eddie Ford calls for strategic thinking, not knee-jerk reactions


Anti-Semitism?; Moving right; Overkill; Dictatorship; UFOs guff

Dim end of the wedge

The buffoonery of GB News’s first weeks should not be confused with failure, warns Paul Demarty

No-platforming fraud

Government proposals for legislation to ‘protect free speech’ in universities are part of the ongoing culture wars designed to please the rightwing press, argues Mike Macnair. This article is adapted from his June 20 Online Communist Forum talk

Build on solid foundations

Socialists need a programme, but not just any old programme. Donald Parkinson of Cosmonaut magazine and the Marxist Unity Slate in the Democratic Socialists of America sets out the history and great advantages of the minimum-maximum programme

Same old, same old

The election of Ebrahim Raisi hardly signals a major change, writes Yassamine Mather. Yet, while the left remains confused, opposition to the regime is palpable

Death of an activist

The campaign to outlaw the Kurdish opposition involves all sorts of dirty tricks. Esen Uslu looks behind the most recent killing

So runs the tide

Will the DUP be able to restore its former dominance under its new leader? Derek James is doubtful

You can do it!

Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly Worker fighting fund

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