WW archive > Issue 1387 - 17 March 2022

Drawing clear lines on Ukraine

The war is not just about Russia and Ukraine. Muriel Green reports on the CPGB’s March 12 online members’ meeting


Hollow shell; Overriding hope; Against Nato; China’s ‘coach’; Spine

Third great depression

Not only are economic contradictions at play. There is the ecological crisis and, of course, war. Michael Roberts says that only socialism can save humanity

Westminster is main culprit

Anne McShane is appalled by the systemic institutional abuse that took place in the children’s homes of Northern Ireland over decades. But why has the UK government been let off the hook?

Triumphalism to pessimism

Does the Russia-Ukraine war epitomise a crisis of liberalism brought about by attacks from the populist right and the so-called anti-scientific left? Perhaps so - but not in the way Francis Fukuyama imagines, suggests Paul Demarty

First Iran, now Russia

Sanctions, whether ‘targeted’ or not, inevitably affect the mass of ordinary people, argues Yassamine Mather, while those at the top use them to tighten their grip on power

SUPPLEMENT: Imperialism and the state (Part I)

Early, not late, capitalism generated imperialism, and capitalism without the state is impossible

Postage rise

Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly Worker fighting fund

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