WW archiveIssue 524
15 April 2004
Disrespect; Party power; Stalinist asylum; Boneheads; Housing crash
Are anti-racists automatically also multiculturalists? Eddie Ford thinks not
New Labour is in headlong retreat over racism. And people once associated with the left are providing the theoretical justification, warns Dave Osler
Phil Hamilton marks the website of the National Union of Teachers - www.teachers.org.uk
The war of liberation against the occupation has begun, writes Ian Donovan
Europe's capitalists may have been divided over the war in Iraq, but they are continuing their push for ever closer integration in the interests of capital accumulation.
An ethos of friendship, hospitality and culture met those speakers of the international language who braved the US blockade and painfully high travel costs to reach the 6th All-America Esperanto Congress in the Cuban capital city of Havana, March 21-27. Stan Keable was there
The preparations for the London European Social Forum continue despite bureaucratic hitches, writes Tina Becker
The Socialist Alliance's only elected councillor, SWP member Michael Lavalette, heads the Respect list for the European elections in the North West constituency. He spoke to Peter Manson
Comrade Marcus Ström feels that Respect candidates would not support republicanism, open borders, and workers' representation on a worker's wage without a "political revolution within Respect". Manny Neira argues that this is why we must continue to demand that they do!
Up to 100,000 members of the Public and Commercial Services Union walked out on another 48-hour strike over April 13-14, writes Lee Rock
Respect in Wales has suffered a blow in its attempts to forge a left-of-Labour slate of candidates to fight the European elections in June, says Cameron Richards
Are the Madrid bombers and al Qa'eda potential allies in the struggle against imperialism or reactionary enemies of the working class? Mike Macnair gives a communist view