WW archiveIssue 856
10 March 2011
The unfolding Arab revolution
In the Middle East and north Africa we are not witnessing a series of disconnected protests, movements and uprisings, maintains Eddie Ford
Clearly, we are witnessing a living, constantly growing Arab revolution - with its own history and inner class dynamics, which need to be analysed in the concrete rather than lightly dismissed or brushed aside with ready-made slogans or abstract schemas.
Not Marxist; Pool resources; Class identity; Poppy fetish; Conflagration; Right royal; Conspiracy; Centre ground; Marxist culture; Workers' interests
Robbie Rix points out that three out of 12,273 readers sent gifts
Both before and after March 26, the London Student Assembly can serve as a broad model for organising on campus, writes Ben Lewis
Israeli jazz musician Gilad Atzmon represents a small but important current within the broader Palestine solidarity movement, writes Tony Greenstein. He sees the oppression of the Palestinians as being due to something inherent in Jewishness
Yassamine Mather examines the reality of the continuing struggle against the regime's oppression
Political oblivion looms large, writes James Turley
Winning a 'yes' vote in the May 5 referendum on AV should be seen as part of the battle for extreme democracy, writes Peter Manson
A challenge to naive, left-communist anti-parliamentarianism
Ian Isaac responds to David Douglass's review of his book, 'When we were miners'