WW archive > Issue 697 - 15 November 2007
Should an islamist fantastist like Samina Malik be imprisoned for writing 'terrorist poetry'? Jim Moody thinks not
Ivory towers; Leninist; Bankrupt line; Iron hand; Luxury; Wonderful; Peace pledge; Realpolitik; Obscene comments; Foolproof
Just how accessible are the documents found on Samina Malik's computer? Some examples should suffice to make the point.
The futility and absurdity of halfway house projects
As both wings of the organisation once known as Respect gather for 'conferences' in London, there is a good deal or hype and unfounded official optimism in the air, says Peter Manson
Can the SA arise from the ashes?
Dave Craig thinks the Socialist Alliance might have a future
There are now two Respects nationally. And in Tower Hamlets - more than anywhere else - this split is replicated on the ground. Simon Wells reports on the latest conflicts
A load of old Balzac
Is there such a thing as a 'Marxist art'? James Turley takes issue with Hillel Ticktin
Potential for working class struggle
Hillel Ticktin identifies abstract labour as the key to collectivity in Marx's labour theory of value
The procedural is political
We must learn to recognise both bureaucratic and legalistic manipulation, writes Mike Macnair