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WW archive > Issue 875 - 21 July 2011

Political suicide or managed decline?

With the sovereign debt contagion spreading, the euro facing existential crisis, the possibility of a US default and gold prices hitting record highs there is a real possibility that capitalism is heading for a further sharp downturn. But, asks Jack Conrad, does Keynesianism offer a way out?

Letters

Relevant option; Weird; Wonderful; Equals; Multi-tasking; Disgusting; Idiotic; Racist Israel; Improvement; Questions; Rebuff for Alex; New charge

Look to our own strength

Michael Copstake demands the break up of Murdoch's media empire

Cracking pace

Mark Fischer updates us on the role of zombie Nazis, new gazebos and shithouse rats in this year's CPGB fundraising drive

Affiliation tersely rejected

A tactical question for the new CPGB

Cops, press, and capital

The scandal at News International reveals a few home truths about the corrupt establishment, writes James Turley

Contagion spreads to the core

The escalating euro zone crisis and the possibility of the US defaulting on its deficit could trigger another global economic meltdown, writes Eddie Ford - and yet more attacks on the working class

The Arab awakening and the prospect of unity

In this edited version of a speech given to the CPGB's Marxism fringe on July 3, Mosh

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