WW archive > Issue 971 - 18 July 2013
SWP: How did this bloody mess come to pass?
Marxism, the annual school of the SWP, saw a revamped opposition, reports Mark Fischer
Straw man; Mangling Marx; Golden age; Slovenly; Gratuitous; Nasty things; Nazis; Labour not; Echo
Democratic centralism: The genie and the bottle
If you can loosen SWP restrictions on free debate on one occasion, asks Peter Manson, why not do so permanently?
Alex in wonderland
Attempts by the leadership to portray the SWP as the only Leninist organisation in town are totally at odds with reality, argues Ben Lewis
On the fringe
Michael Copestake reports from the CPGB and HOPI's fringe meetings
Oppression and opportunism
Peter Manson looks at questions of race, sex and nation raised by SWP speakers at Marxism
Not taking into account the specific conditions
Another session on Leninism, another show-down. Sarah McDonald was there
ISNetwork: Entropy, therapy and eclecticism
The International Socialist Network is still trapped by SWP politics, argues Harley Filben
Berlusconi: Judgement day looms
Toby Abse reports on an unexpected setback for Silvio Berlusconi
Crocodile tears over salary recommendation
Eddie Ford thinks MPs should be accountable, recallable and live on a wage close to those they represent
Summer Offensive: Make or break
Money raised at a reduced Marxism was down, reports Mark Fischer, and the Summer Offensive deadline begins to loom...