WW archive > Issue 499 - 09 October 2003
Brent East; Marek's ear; Questions; May take years; Ukraine fraud; No authority
Around the web
Virtual irrelevance: Phil Hamilton examines the website of the Conservative Party
Obituary: John Sullivan
Ian Donovan writes about the committed Marxist
No structure, no democracy
Over the last week there have been three important meetings following the bid to stage the 2004 European Social Forum in London. Tina Becker reports
Bomber Sharon hits Syrian targets
The Middle East continues to descend to further levels of barbarism and decay at the hands of the rightwing militarist Israeli regime of Ariel Sharon, writes Ian Donovan
Drawing the 'class line'
Mike Macnair takes the Alliance for Workers' Liberty to task
Alan Thornett's diplomatic silence
Peter Manson reviews Alan Thornett's 'Building a socialist alternative' (Socialist Alliance, 2003, pp26, £2)
Into the Iraq quagmire
On October 9 the Grand National Assembly (GNA), or parliament, voted to commit Turkish troops to Iraq for a period of one year under the command of US generals. Aziz Demir reports
What, me? Worry?
There are times when you can almost feel sorry for the Tories, writes Michael Malkin
Improving Socialist Alliance democracy
Over 50 members of the Socialist Alliance met in Birmingham on September 13
Sectarian twists and turns
The SWP has lost its second 'sister' group in the US in two years. Meanwhile, the ISG's Alan Thornett has published an article which claims to go "beyond the ya-boo approach of the Weekly Worker". Rob Coban discusses the phenomenon of the non-sectarian sects
Jack Conrad looks at 'Bob Crow and Scotland'