Letters

Into the sea; Tweaking Marx; Reactionary; Open Letter; Hypocritical; Still waiting; Respect motions; Support Nadah; Anti-semitism; Lumpen; Abortion stand; Conscience

Blair under pressure

Graham Bash, editor of Labour Left Briefing, assesses the Labour Party conference and discusses the huge tasks for the Labour left

Respect and Europe: debating our tactics

Mary Godwin reports from the latest CPGB members aggregate

Blair under pressure

Graham Bash, editor of Labour Left Briefing, assesses the Labour Party conference and discusses the huge tasks for the Labour left

Respect squeezed

Steve Cooke reports from the last push in the Hartlepool by-election

Respect and Europe: debating our tactics

Mary Godwin reports from the latest CPGB members aggregate

Two-faced pretenders

Anti-war protesters or Thatcherite party? The Liberal Democrats are all over the place, writes Patrick Presland

Open letter to Respect

The CPGB has serious misgivings about the forthcoming conference on October 30/31

Tasks and means

With the Constituency Labour Parties in disarray, the main opposition in the Labour Party comes from the trade unions - and they are proving unrealiable allies indeed, writes Ian Mahoney

Emphasising democracy

What kind of party does the working class require in 2004, 70 years after the death of VI Lenin? In this article, based on his speech to the CPGB's Communist University in August, Hillel Ticktin looks at the lessons for today of Lenin's What is to be done?

Democratic debate, not a safe rally

Peter Manson takes a look at Respect's propsed constitution and the agenda of the conference - which both seem design to silence minority and dissenting views

Open letter to Respect executive committee

The CPGB has serious misgivings about the forthcoming conference on October 30/31

Boycott now, join later

Dave Craig of the Revolutionary Democratic Group argues that 'wait and see' is the best approach towards Respect

In safe hands?

Having ensured total control over the organisation of this year's European Social Forum, London mayor Ken Livingstone now wants to make sure that the most important ESF meetings will be in safe hands too: the list of British chairs proposed for the plenary sessions reads like a Who's who of Livingstone-sponsored organisations, reports Tina Becker

A constitution thing

Martin Schreader reports from the latest developments in the US elections

Overcoming division

Phil Hamilton assesses the websites of the Socialist Party USA

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