WW archive > Issue 538 - 22 July 2004
EPSR not quite homophobic; Murky world; CPGB and Labour; Bridging the gap; Mixed bag; Like it is; Not in Wales; Marxist Party; Predictable; Qaradawi
Summer Offensive 2004: Get cracking
Not a bad week for the Summer Offensive - but we need a final push to reach our £30,000 target, reports Ian Mahoney
Butler Report: Iraq lies 'nobody's fault'
That one can smile and smile and be a villain... Patrick Presland reviews the Butler report
Our ESF, not Livingstone's
The finances for this year's London European Social Forum finally seem secured - but with London's mayor Ken Livingstone firmly in charge of all decisions, what kind of event will it be? asks Tina Becker
The politics of purity
Mike Macnair reviews David I Kertzer's 'Unholy war: the Vatican's role in the rise of modern anti-semitism'; Dan Healey's 'Homosexual desire in revolutionary Russia' and John L Esposito's and Azzam Tamimi's 'Islam and secularism in the Middle East'
Racist to the core and packed full of criminal thugs
But should we call for state bans of the British National Party and the introduction of religious hate laws? Eddie Ford does not think so
Paul Foot remembered - by Marcus Strom, Peter Tatchell, Dave Craig, Will McMahon, Dave Osler and Mick Hall
Outrage: Loud and proud
Phil Hamilton reviews the website of Peter Tatchell's gay rights organisation OutRage - and finds there is very little for straight campaigners concerned with sexual politics
Following the line
David Broder shares his impressions of his first ever attendance at Marxism, the SWP's summer 'festival'
Members and supporters of the CPGB are signing up to this year's Communist University. Have you?
Party Notes: Back to programme
In this week's 'Party Notes' Mark Fischer argues that the lack of a programme is coming to haunt the Socialist Workers Party
Respect gets noticed
Principled politics are needed to fill the political vacuum on the British left. But can Respect become this vehicle? asks Peter Manson