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WW archive > Issue 604 - 08 December 2005

Stalinist atmosphere reigns

Our republication of a mildly critical piece from the Socialist Workers Party's Pre-conference bulletin seems to have caused a furious row inside the SWP - at least judging by the reaction of its author, Dave Crouch. Peter Manson reports

Opposition party or coalition partner?

Trouble is brewing in the German Linkspartei. The Berlin regional congress of Wahlalternative (WASG) has just voted against the 'cooperation agreement', which maps out the unification process with the Party of Democratic Socialism (now renamed Linkspartei.PDS). WASG comrades in Berlin also want to stand separately in the 2006 local elections - refusing a joint candidature with the Linkspartei.PDS, which is part of the Berlin government. Yet, writes Tina Becker, Linksruck, the German section of the SWP, has joined forces with the WASG leadership in criticising this decision

No to World Trade Organisation

Farooq Tariq (general secretary Labour Party Pakistan) reports about the mass protests against the WTO in Pakistan

Climate change: setting our sights sky high

Respect national council member Elaine Graham Leigh was one of the organisers of the December 3 demonstration for action against global warming. She spoke to the Weekly Worker about the need for a democratic mass movement and for socialists to play a leading role

Troops out now! The main enemy is imperialism!

Paul Greenaway outlines the principled communist stance on the Iraq war and occupation

Stop climate change

Cannonites and the way of the dodo

Despite protests to the contrary, the Australian Socialist Alliance is dead, argues Marcus Ström. The Democratic Socialist Perspective has not broken from its old ways. On the contrary, it shares the same method as the SWP, which led to the closing down of the Socialist Alliance in England and Wales

Up to the top of the hill

The Socialist Worker Party generals have failed the anti-war movement, says Eddie Ford, who looks forward to the December 10 Peace Conference in London

Resolution adopted by CPGB membership aggregate, July 2004

Cannonites and the way of the dodo

Despite protests to the contrary, the Australian Socialist Alliance is dead, argues Marcus Ström. The Democratic Socialist Perspective has not broken from its old ways.

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