No to SWP Berufsverbot

To defeat the BNP, we must fight the system - and not call for ballet dancers to lose their jobs, says Jim Moody

Weyman Bennett and the Socialist Workers Party are fond of organising against fascists. But their opposition to the British National Party is conducted in a way that aims to place the SWP in the respectable mainstream rather than challenge the system that continually spawns reactionaries like the BNP.

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Letters

Pinch of salt; 70s coup?; Off the hook; Sex workers; Tolerant; Mix-up; April theses

Don't revive absurd slogans

Lenin's pre-April 1917 'democratic dictatorship of the proletariat and peasantry' was unworkable, writes Hillel Ticktin, editor of Critique

Left network launched

Dave Isaacson reports on the January 13 launch conference of Socialist Youth Network, the Labour Representation Committee's youth organisation, at the University of London Union

Against imperialist war, for Iran workers

Yassamine Mather analyses the latest developments in Iran and takes a closer look at 'Campaign Iran'

Debating perspectives

The first aggregate of CPGB members of 2007 debated party tasks and prospects for the year ahead, the Hands Off the People of Iran campaign and party finances. Mary Godwin reports

US establishment anarchist

Chris Knight of the Radical Anthropology Group continues his examination of the Chomsky enigma

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