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
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