WW archive > Issue 529 - 20 May 2004


Gays attacked; MAB and BJP; Comparison; Another stick; SWP fudge; Who's left?; Respect abortion; Lucy and Liz; Anti-democratic

Government and opposition

With only five months left to go before our European Social Forum in London, things are still lagging behind. The latest meeting of the organising committee on May 16 highlighted some of the problems we still face. Tina Becker reports

Mythical past, open future

How should Marxists classify the Muslim Association of Britain? Is it of the 'far right', a sinister clerical-fascist organisation, or is the truth more mundane? Ian Donovan gives some answers

Exclusive body language

An open letter to Martin Thomas of the Alliance for Workers' Liberty

CPI(M) treads fine line

Kick 'em while they're down

Graham Bash argues that when Denis Healey starts attacking New Labour from the left, it is time for the real left to go onto the attack

Tories in exile

Around the web: UK Independence Party - www.independence.org.uk

Torture, class and power

"'How does one man assert his power over another, Winston?' "Winston thought. 'By making him suffer,' he said. "'Exactly. By making him suffer. Obedience is not enough. Unless he is suffering, how can you be sure that he is obeying your will and not his own?'" (George Orwell 1984).

Pledges and platitudes

Imperialists, Islamists, and communists

Pogrom in Rafa

Polls apart

seeing red

Call for open borders

Northeast Respect

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