WW archiveIssue 647
02 November 2006
Climate change and the necessity of communism
No to market solutions. Jack Conrad explains why capitalism is the problem
Sudden climate change is now an almost universally recognised danger. The global climate system is probably on a knife's edge. Only the self-interested, the downright stupid or the wilfully blind deny it nowadays. The real bone of contention lies in the question: 'What programmatic response is required?'
Split shift; Sex work; Switch off; War path; SSP Marxists; History may judge; Morality tale; Red roots; Official enquiry; CPGB Anschluss?
In the absence of a world revolutionary party, a national communist party could only be a capitulation to British nationalism, argues Dave Craig of the Revolutionary Democratic Group
Communists fight for the equality of believers and non-believers, says Jim Moody
Mike Macnair writes on this weekend's launch conference of the 'Campaign for a new Marxist party'
November 7 sees the United States mid-term elections. David Walters reports from San Francisco
Lawrence Parker takes a closer look at the artist Ken Loach
Simon Wells reviews George Monbiot's Heat: how to stop the planet burning Penguin, 2006, pp276, £17.99
The October 29 student demonstration against the further marketisation of higher education was uninspired and timid. Ben Lewis and Dave Isaacson report