WW archive > Issue 760 - 12 March 2009


Single state; Concrete; Stop the War; Communist vote; Rival NUS?; Even wors; Class character

Fighting Fund


Dead Russians

Jack Conrad defends Lenin and Trotsky, and issues a health warning about Arthur Scargill, George Galloway, Robert Griffiths and others who want to forget, belittle or maintain silence over the crimes of Stalin

Britain: before and after the election

On March 12 1984 - 25 years ago - the miners' Great Strike officially began. For the next 12 months, miners and the women of the pit communities fought a desperate battle for jobs, for their communities and for their class. This epic struggle mobilised the support of millions, in this country and across the globe.

Occupation wins

Chris Strafford reports on a struggle that brought many new activists into the movement

Two nations and the Arab revolution

The February 28 aggregate of CPGB members began a renewed debate on the question of Israel-Palestine. Peter Manson reports

No support for Bob Crow's stunt

The RMT leader has finally ventured into electoral politics, writes Peter Manson. But the CPB-backed anti-EU campaign is a chauvinist diversion

Nations and rights

Defending democracy and the principle of self-determination, Stan Keable replies to James Turley

Crisis cannot be offloaded

Internationalist response needed, writes James Turley

Sinn Féin backs police over killings

Northern Ireland remains an extremely fractured society, writes Anne McShane

PDF format