WW archive > Issue 505 - 20 November 2003
America versus Europe
George Bushs four-day state visit to the United Kingdom has provoked a storm of brilliant protests and tells us something about the state of imperialism, says Jack Conrad
On Zafari; Anarcho record; Eclectic errors; Rewin Labour; State cap EU; Active boycott?; ZCTU protest; SSP inaccuracies
Rhetoric and hot air
European Social Forum: Too much hot air
Lutte Ouvrière stays away
European Social Forum: Lutte Ouvrières boycott is very much to be regretted
European Social Forum: PCF attacked
The PCF was attacked with bottles and fireworks by a gaggle of two to three hundred anarchists. David Moran witnessed events
European Social Forum
European Social Forum: 'Anti-semitism' smear flops
Bernard-Henri Lévy has accused Tariq Ramadan of antisemitism. Not so, writes Alan Fox
Multitude or working class?
European Social Forum: Multitude or working class?, Antonio Negri, co-author of Empire, was a star attraction
Globalisation from below?
Around the web - Phil Hamilton reviews the website of Attac
European Social Forum: soundbites
Only 100,000; Scots missed; Cassen castigated;
Combating religious hatred and chauvinism
On Saturday November 8, Awaaz South Asia Watch held its first conference in Camden Town Hall. This activist organisation was set up in the wake of last years Gujarat state-inspired pogroms against muslims in western India.
Resource for the movement
The awkward birth of the Marxist Internet Archive has, fortunately, coincided with a drying up of print editions of the classics, here is how it started and what it plans for the future
Confusion reigns over union bosses' pay
At a meeting of 40 Public and Civil Service Union London Left Unity members on November 11, Socialist Workers Party comrades voted against their organisations position with regards to the pay of rank and file candidates when elected as full-time trade union officials.
Stop the US-UK warmongers
November 18 meeting in London: stop the war movement becomes a stop the occupation movement
European Social Forum: Despite the presence of some prominent individuals from European organisations on the platform, the discussion and debate on Europe within liberal globalisation - the role of the EU and responsibilities of European states in the architecture of world powers generally remained uninspiring
Republican slogans and the CPGB
Socialist Alliance: I claimed in a previous article that the CPGB was ducking the question of republican slogans in its intervention in the Socialist Alliance
Frightening Tony Blair
Bob Paul spoke to George Monbiot at the European Social Forum