Seven long days

Howard Roak has a few positive developments to report on this year's fundraising campaign

What a week it's been! Only seven days ago, I was looking forward to raising funds for the Summer Offensive at the Socialist Workers Party's annual Marxism school, hoping to "report some good news" in terms of selling books, papers and badges.

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Letters

Vulture; Find Marxists; Excuse me?; Win and lose; Commodified art; Market quotes; Keep mouth shut; CMP confusion; Sincerely wrong

Anti-imperialism and Tehran

There is a cynically organised media campaign designed to pave the way for further sanctions or selected military strikes. Does that mean we should support the Tehran regime? Speaking at the Marxism fringe, Yassamine Mather - Workers Left Unity Iran - explains the real meaning of anti-imperialism

Stop thuggery in workers' movement

This year's Marxism was marred by a disgraceful physical assault by SWP national organiser Martin Smith. Mark Fischer demands the setting up of a workers' commission to investigate

Complacent indifference

Peter Manson on the session 'Scotland - on the road to independence?'

Despair and the fantastic

The London bomb attacks signal the failure of the left, says Eddie Ford

Giving excuses leads to active collaboration

Jim Moody on a new Iranian TV channel which panders to the Iranian state

Good theorist fallen amongst economists

Mark Fischer reports on the session with Neil Davidson

Sickening apologetics

SWP member Naz Massoumi addressed the session entitled 'Iran - from revolution to rogue state', reports James Turley

Workerist class?

Chris Harman gave the opening speech in a session entitled 'How important is class today?', reports Dave Isaacson

Three faces of SWP

Phil Kent on how the SWP puts on different hats for different purposes

Starting to think

Starting to think

Marxism and democracy

Hillel Ticktin' was the speaker at the fringe meeting hosted jointly by Campaign for a Marxist Party and the CPGB. Nick Rogers reports

Green recruits

Steve Cooke reports on the latest from the Hands Off the People of Iran campaign

Strategic thinking?

Over a thousand people packed into the July 5 opening rally of this year's Marxism, held as usual in London's Friends Meeting House. Mark Fischer reports

SWP and morality

An ideal opportunity to challenge the SWP leadership over its attitude to Martin Smith's thuggery came at the Sunday afternoon session aptly entitled 'Marxism and morality'. Peter Manson reports

Workerist class?

Chris Harman gave the opening speech in a session entitled 'How important is class today?', reports Dave Isaacson

Tower Hamlets disarray

Huw Bynon reports on another setback for the SWP

Seven long days

Howard Roak has a few positive developments to report on this year's fundraising campaign

Weekly Worker 681 is also available in PDF format