WW archive > Issue 1454 - 03 August 2023

The truth is elsewhere

David Grusch - a whistleblower on secret government projects to recover and reverse-engineer extraterrestrial spacecraft - has testified before the House Subcommittee on National Security. Paul Demarty investigates the latest alien visitation to Washington


Rubbish; Class rule; Engage; Shape debate; What is Labour?; Transform; Get wallet out; Critique; Free Kagarlitsky; Poison

Rebranding as Transform

Yet another call for a new broad left party, yet another disappointment to come. Mike Macnair looks at the latest offering

Not a workers’ state

Did the Soviet Union remain a workers’ state from its heroic beginnings to its miserable end? Citing unchanged property relations is clearly unMarxist. What is decisive is production relations, argues Jack Conrad

Defending neutrality

What are so-called socialists doing upholding the foreign policy of their ‘own’ bourgeois state? Anne McShane upholds the principles of international socialism

Clean breaks and clear principles

Today’s left largely misunderstands and therefore misrepresents Clara Zetkin’s contribution to the politics of Marxism. Ben Lewis provides an excerpt from the introduction to a newly translated pamphlet

Clean air as a right

Following the Uxbridge by-election, there has been a huge row over the extension of London’s Ulez scheme. Both Rishi Sunak and Sir Keir Starmer are standing up for the right to pollute. Eddie Ford stands up for the right to breathe clean, unpolluted air

Online Communist Forum, Sunday August 6 5pm

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