WW archive > Issue 1436 - 30 March 2023
50:50 for 1.5°C?
Global warming looks set to continue for thousands of years, writes Eddie Ford. Yet not only are we still being sold pseudo-solutions like electric cars and carbon capture, but the government is still committed to sustaining the fossil fuel industry
Chauvinist; Which unity?; Proxy war; To be done
Against educational tsarism
In the wake of Ruth Perry’s tragic suicide, Paul Demarty demands an end to Ofsted tyranny and instead an education system based on need
A poisoned chalice
The SNP leadership election was a close-run thing. But what now for Humza Yousaf? Scott Evans looks at the diminishing options
Zhenotdel and its travails
In light of the ongoing Women, Life, Freedom protests in Iran, Anne McShane discussed with Yassamine Mather the lessons that can be drawn from the fight for women’s emancipation in post-revolutionary Russia
Creeping civil war
Georgia votes, classified papers and Stormy Daniels hush money. Daniel Lazare weighs up the chances of Donald Trump being paraded before the press in handcuffs
Speech is political
Gaby Rubin reports on a storm in a very small teacup that was actually about what has always been a central principle for communists
Looming defeat for Erdoğan
Esen Uslu looks ahead to the coming election that pits the centre-right against the incumbent Islamist‑nationalist right. But what about the Kurds and the fractured left?