WW archive > Issue 912 - 03 May 2012

A faction is not a party

Did the Bolsheviks seek to create a 'party of a new type' in 1912? Lars T Lih looks at the historical record


Illusion; Sect who?; Expose them; Racist workers; Peak foil

Abolish the second chamber

Whether partly elected or not, the House of Lords will continue to impose checks and balances against democracy, writes Peter Manson

Getting close to the edge

With the UK officially entering a double-dip recession and European voters turning against austerity, writes Eddie Ford, crisis is everywhere

Ditch sects and fronts

Last Saturday's launch of the Anti-Capitalist Initiative provided further evidence of an increasingly fractured, rightward-drifting left. Ben Lewis reports

Subbing subbers

Robbie Rix knows that a standing order is best

War threats and Iran's impoverished workers

The Iranian people are the main victims of the sanctions campaign, insists Majid Tamjidi

Murdoch bites back

The News International owner has his moment of revenge on David Cameron writes Paul Demarty - but the establishment is the real victim

Sectarian stumbling block

Anne McShane reports on the future of the Irish ULA

Perspectives for the left

Where does George Galloway's election victory leave us? What does the CPGB say about recent resignations from its ranks? Michael Copestake reports on last weekend's aggregate meeting of members

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