WW archive > Issue 514 - 05 February 2004

Respecting programme

Jack Conrad contrasts the approach of the Bolsheviks to the tawdry attempts at self-justification by the opportunists in Respect


Lord of the WMDs

SP on the rack after climbdown

Pressure is mounting on the Socialist Party-dominated leadership of the Public and Commercial Services Union following the decision of the department of work and pensions (DWP) executive to suspend strike action last week reports Lee Rock

Class war and damned lies

Dave Douglass (branch secretary Hatfield NUM) reviews: Janice Sutherland, 'Strike: when Britain went to war', Channel 4, Saturday January 24 Steven Condie, 'The miners' strike', BBC2, Tuesday January 27

Send the right message - legalise all drugs!

Eddie Ford on the downgrading of cannabis to a 'Class C' drug, and the attitude of communists

Media manipulation

Dave Osler on the government campaign of media manipulation in the wake of the death of Dr Daved Kelly

Walk on two legs

Mark Fischer reports on a debate that concerns the whole left

Surfing the Red Planet

Phil Hamilton reckons that we'd be better of making Earth a red planet than travelling to the other, more distant, one

Bureaucratic fist tightens

Tina Becker reports that the ESF is in great danger of being totally taken over by Ken Livingstone - with the full support of his little helpers in the Socialist Workers Party

Don't break the link

Marcus Ström calls for increased, not decreased, union affiliation to the Labour Party

Blair's stitch-up backfires

The virtually complete exoneration of the Blair government of any wrongdoing in regard to the death of Dr David Kelly by Lord Hutton can only produce incredulity, says Ian Donovan

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