WW archive > Issue 726 - 19 June 2008


Republic; Misinformed; Permanent Spart; Fighting squads; Isolated; Arbitrary; Joke

Principled approach to anti-war work

Hopi's two day school reflects its resonance in the working class. Chris Strafford reports

Financing our communist work

Howard Roak writes about the launch of this year's Summer Offensive

Communists for the imam's line

Yassamine Mather continues her discussion of political islam. In this article she describes how the left's illusions in Tehran's 'anti-imperialist' foreign policies played into the hands of enemies of the working class

David Davis's populist turn

Jim Moody examines bourgeois liberal claims

Build on success and credibility

Labour MP John McDonnell addressed the Hopi weekend school. This is an edited version of his speech

Left should not celebrate

The Lisbon Treaty has hit the buffers after rejection by the Irish electorate. James Turley outlines an internationalist approach to the European Union

Imperialism is the main enemy

The theory of permanent revolution provides the revolutionary programme we need, writes Gerry Downing of the Campaign for a Marxist Party's Trotskyist Tendency

Forced underground

The Zanu-PF regime of Robert Mugabe has stepped up its repression in the lead-up to the June 27 presidential election run-off against Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change. The offices of the International Socialist Organisation have been closed down as part of the regime's crackdown against all opposition groups. Peter Manson spoke to ISO leader Munyaradzi Gwisai

In defence of Stalin

Tony Clark explains his 'Stalinism with an ecological twist'

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