WW archiveIssue 612
16 February 2006
Respect after George Galloway's celebrity bid
What will happen to Respect when George Galloway "retires from politics" in order to "speak, write, read, relax, love"? Ian Mahoney reports
George Galloway has now made it plain that Respect does not feature in his stated plans. As we have reported previously, he does not intend to contest the next general election and even now "his political career, he asserts, is no longer his priority", according to the Daily Express's 'Day & night' column (February 14).
Funding need; Choice remarks; Honest John?; Danish blue; Parallel lies; Bafflement; Notts puzzle; In tatters; Wild claims; Use and abuse; No preconditions
Michelle Euston reports on the Socialist Workers Party's rally 'Socialists and the Movement' in London, while Ted North attended the event in Sheffield
Jack Conrad argues in defence of thesis 19
Peter Manson analyses the furore over the Danish cartoon controversy
What is the content behind the image? Dave Craig of the Revolutionary Democratic Group recommends 'Arise'
Communists fight for the complete separation of church and state, says Eddie Ford
While Ligue Communiste Révolutionnaire theorists flounder towards Eurocommunism, the SWP's Alex Callinicos can only answer them with evasion. In the first of two articles, Mike Macnair discusses revolutionary strategy