WW archive > Issue 158 - 12 September 1996

Prepare to do battle with Blair

Blair plans to curb strikes and step up anti-union legislation - to carry on where the Tories left off


Critical condition; Hands off Iraq; Left unity; Even more twisted

Labour shows unions their place

Transitional forms?

Party notes

Unemployed fightback begins

Dehumanised world

First impressions of our paper

SL Kenning looks at the latest developments in the Socialist Labour Party

Indecent call

Around the left

More treachery

From the Workers’ Weekly, paper of the Communist Party of Great Britain, September 10 1926

Kurdish enemy allies

Repressive precedent

Action sundered

Helen Ellis reviews Judith, a parting from the body, by Howard Barker (Battersea Arts Centre)

Crude attempt

Breon James reviews Independence Day (directed by Roland Emmerich, 1996)

Democratic illusions

Dave Hulme sees stageism in the RDG’s draft programme

Organise the communists

Dave Craig of the Revolutionary Democratic Group (faction of the SWP) continues the debate on the slogan ‘Communist-Labour party’

Back in business

Last week Hugh Torney, a former chief of staff of the Irish National Liberation Army, was shot dead in Lurgan, Co Armagh. Torney was replaced after independently declaring a ceasefire from a Dublin courtroom, where he faced arms charges. He was believed to be behind a series of attacks on the new leadership and its political wing, the Irish Republican Socialist Party. The Weekly Worker spoke to IRSP executive member Paul Carson

National question at the heart of debate

Nick Clarke on the dangers of tailing either Labour Party sops or nationalism in Scotland

CWU must escalate to win

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