WW archive > Issue 899 - 02 February 2012
Mangling the party of Lenin
Opportunist twists and turns and the perversion of democratic centralism have characterised the Socialist Workers Party and the groups it has influenced, including the US International Socialist Organization. But where did these practices originate? Former ISO member Pham Binh examines the method employed by SWP founder Tony Cliff
Got it wrong; Nationalist?; Dancing; Counterposition; Templater; PSC witch-hunt; Preacher man; Bastard; Take time; The other SP
The January fighting fund target was missed by a whisker (or two). But Robbie Rix remains optimistic and asks readers to push that paypal button.
Choose your conspiracy
Dave Douglass reviews Robert Green's A thorn in their side: the Hilda Murrell murder Rata Books, 2011, pp208,
Monti prepares for fresh attacks
The nature of the Italian resistance to austerity has so far been contradictory, writes Toby Abse
Taking the Chinese road
This week, Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, makes her first state visit to Cuba. James Turley sees another step from Stalinism to capitalism.
Yassamine Mather reviews new film A separation, directed by Asghar Farhadi, on general release.
Opposing imperialism does not mean supporting oppression
Anti-war protest disrupted by attack on supporters of the Iranian green movement. Ben Lewis reports
Fool's paradise at Davos
Even though Greece continues to edge closer to default, writes Eddie Ford, there has been yet more inaction by global 'leaders'