WW archive > Issue 1415 - 20 October 2022

Dead woman walking

‘Trussonomics’ is well and truly over, writes Eddie Ford. Jeremy Hunt is now in charge and Tory MPs are furiously plotting to kill off Liz Truss, a prime minister in name only


Rebel; Marxism flawed; Activists cleared; Pray

Rout on all fronts

Official leftwingers cry foul, but have absolutely no answers, says Kevin Bean of Labour Party Marxists

Art attack

Young activists from Just Stop Oil have been castigated by the usual parade of ranting tabloid hacks and LBC anchors for defacing a Van Gogh. But, argues Paul Demarty, the stunt highlights the limits of direct-action groups

Something has to give

Mahsa Amini’s killing at the hands of the morality police sparked protests in every province. The young, in particular female students and school students, refuse to be ruled in the old way. However, the Islamic regime seems determined to keep on using mass repression, fear and the cloak of religion, says Yassamine Mather

Upping the fightback

Mike Macnair supports the call for activists to take the financial resourcing of sustained strikes seriously

More on the way

The military top brass were actively blocking presidential orders. Meanwhile, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were cowering from the neo-fascist mob unleashed by the president. Daniel Lazare sees a constitutional order in an advanced state of decay

Moving ever further right

November’s election is far from certain. The only thing for sure is that the next coalition government will be dominated either by the far right or the still further to the right, argues Tony Greenstein

Social murder at Ereğli

The 41 deaths at the state-owned mine were not inevitable, says Esen Uslu. No, they were victims of social murder

Extreme opposition, not partners

Treacherous calls for a Sinn Féin-led ‘left government’ should be ditched once and for all, urges Anne McShane

Do your bit

Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly Worker fighting fund

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