WW archive > Issue 609 - 26 January 2006

Representation - crisis unresolved

As expected, the RMT's 'Crisis in working class representation' conference was almost entirely a gathering of the organised left, writes Peter Manson. The union bureaucracy has no intention of founding a new political party


Ban migrants; Offensive gays; SNP christian; Ban alcohol; Outrageous; Ban abortion; No respect; Left Economist; Pro-Chávez; False parallel; Class action; Venezuela

Tragedy, hoaxes and Zionism

Norman Finkelstein Beyond chutzpah: on the misuse of anti-semitism and the abuse of history Verso 2005, £16.99, pp332

Trouble on the beach

A month after race riots in Sydney, Marcus Ström points to a crisis in official multiculturalism in Australia

Making a difference?

Salma Yaqoob's politics have more to do with mainstream liberalism than with socialism, says Alan Fox

Victim of 'democracy'

SW Kenning comments on SWP paranioa and the witch-hunting of one of their own members

Authoritarian agenda

Anne Mc Shane comments on Tony Blair's latest anti-social crackdown

Class struggle in the house

Dave Craig assesses George Galloway's three weeks of 'reality' TV

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