WW archive > Issue 1448 - 22 June 2023

A year of strikes

We must go beyond Labourism. Kevin Bean assesses the upsurge in trade union action and its limitations


Abortion rights; With Stalinism; For the purges

Abortion should not be illegal

Carla Foster has been handed a 28-month sentence. Mike Macnair warns that this is part of a wider Tory culture-war offensive designed to rally the right

Death of a true believer

He exposed official lies, escaped the clutches of Richard Nixon’s goons and fought hard for pacifism for the rest of his life. Paul Demarty remembers Daniel Ellsberg

Cost of Fortress Europe

Those who horrifically drowned off the Greek coast were fleeing intolerable conditions. Eddie Ford argues for free movement, citizenship rights and effective trade unions

Bussing and abusing

More and more Republican states are cynically treating migrants as political pawns. But what lies behind the surge in numbers coming over the border? Daniel Lazare blames wars, global warming, economic meltdown and the booming illegal drugs trade

Arrested development

Scott Evans looks at the paradox of continued support for independence and the revival of the Scottish Labour Party

First plan realities

Clearly the first five-year plan had nothing to do with the realisation of socialist planning. In the second of two articles, Jack Conrad investigates the counterrevolution within the revolution

An unofficial deal?

Iran and the United States seem to be talking about the nuclear issues again. Yassamine Mather reports on the latest round of diplomatic negotiations and manoeuvres

Online Communist Forum, Sunday June 25 5pm with David Broder

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