WW archive > Issue 1428 - 02 February 2023
UK government uses the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill as an excuse to assert ministers’ right to micro-manage Holyrood legislation for Tory electoral advantage. Mike Macnair explores the issues
Warmongers; Military matters; Backbone; Governance?
Social-imperialism is betrayal
Salvaging the wreck?
Kevin Bean of Labour Party Marxists assesses the parlous state of the official left - illusions must be cast aside
Centrality of involvement
In light of the mass upsurge in Iran sparked by protests against the hijab, Yassamine Mather asked Anne McShane to speak about the lessons of history, in particular the fight against bourgeois feminism in the Second International and the role of Bolshevik women in Russia
From Dixon to Carrick
Following the latest scandal involving the Met, Eddie Ford agrees with SWP’s call for the abolition of the police. But then what?
Barking at the moon
Ignoring the huge catalogue of articles, speeches and resolutions, Daniel Lazare accuses Moshé Machover and the CPGB of silence when it comes to class politics in the context of Israel-Palestine
Class, nation and religion
These forty-one theses on the Arab awakening and Israel-Palestine were agreed by the CPGB membership aggregate in June 2011. Though obviously dated in this or that respect, the broad strategic outline remains all too relevant
Dispatches from the warzone
The Tories are deliberately running down the NHS and the human cost is horrendous. But James Linney does not reckon Labour’s plans amount to anything much better
Robbie Rix reports on the Weekly Worker fighting fund