WW archive > Issue 850 - 27 January 2011

Stirrings of an Arab revolution

Mass revolts and protests from Tunisia to Egypt once again raise the question of pan-Arab unity, writes Eddie Ford


No easy money; Grassroots; Hip hop action; Len's bluster; Millions died; Petty; Correction

Programme for the class

After two long days of intense debate and argument, CPGB comrades unanimously agreed our organisation's redrafted Draft programme on Sunday January 23. Peter Manson reports

Hull anger

Anti-cuts protestors brought Hull city council to a standstill. Bob Bright was there

Nag, nag, nag

Robbie Rix asks readers not to take the paper for granted

Enfield cross-section

Last week Enfield Alliance Against the Cuts was founded. Robin Jackson is the campaign's secretary

Practical Hackney

Bev James gives the latest from the Hackney Alliance to Defend Public Services

Conversations with the sat-nav

Mike Belbin reviews Jonathan Coe 'The terrible privacy of Maxwell Sim' Viking, 2010, pp344, £18.99 hardback (paperback £12.99)

Northampton long haul

Hannah Phipps on the fight against cuts in Northampton

Amadinejad slapped as factions turn on each other

Yassamine Mather looks at the growing tensions in the Islamic regime

Teleology, predictability and modes of production

Mike Macnair continues his review of Jairus Banaji's 'History as theory: essays on modes of production and exploitation' Historical Materialism books series, Vol 25, Leiden, 2010, pp406, £81

Cameron's 'easy-peasy' compared to Thatcher

The Socialist Party has further divided the anti-cuts movement, reports Gerry Downing

A tad more radical

Tina Becker was at the Coalition of Resistance steering committee meeting

The pull to the left

Ed Ball's promotion to shadow chancellor gives Labour the Keynesian option, argues James Turley

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