WW archiveIssue 964
30 May 2013
SWP: In decay and in denial
Peter Manson contrasts the speakers lists for Marxism 2013 and Counterfire
A month or so later than usual, the timetable for the Socialist Workers Party’s annual school, Marxism, has finally been published. Titled ‘Exploring the world in turmoil’, Marxism 2013 will be held over what is virtually a long weekend - starting at 2pm on Thursday July 11, with the opening rally later that evening, and finishing at 1pm on Monday July 15.
Syria solidarity; Police agents; Unification?; Platypus fuss; Boycott the host; No difference; EU withdrawal?
The murder of a soldier highlights the irrationality of bourgeois politics - but also the failure of the left, argues Paul Demarty
Mike Macnair completes his review of: Guglielmo Carchedi, 'Behind the crisis: Marxs dialectics of value and knowledge'. Haymarket Books, 2012, pp303, £20
Tina Becker reports from the May 21-23 conference of the Public and Commercial Services Union
Do children need to be protected from pornography? Christina Black looks at the latest official report
Paul Flewers replies to Eddie Ford
Tim Nelson of the International Socialist Network calls for a broad party in which Marxists fight to build a revolutionary movement from the bottom up
Yassamine Mather advocates a boycott and stresses the need for regime change from below
Robbie Rix's howler and one day to make up £188