WW archiveIssue 982
17 October 2013
Science and collaboration
The standard model has been confirmed, writes Anthony Rose. But it is not only Peter Higgs who should be celebrated
As readers may know, this year’s Nobel Prize in physics was awarded to professors Peter Higgs and François Englert for their theoretical work on what has come to be known as the ‘Higgs mechanism’, following the discovery of the ‘Higgs boson’ in experiments conducted by the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) at its Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland last year.
Treason; Petty point; Inept; Glass houses; Skirts; New platform; Transfer request; Not big enough; Science first; Dilemma; Not fascist
The behaviour of the SWP brings the whole left into disrepute, writes Peter Manson
In view of Labours marginal shift, the new broad left party proposed by Left Unitys Left Party Platform is worse than useless, writes Stan Keable of Labour Party Marxists
The overall result of the combination of Leveson and the Defamation Act is a major attack on freedom of speech and communication, argues Mike Macnair
The proletariat has a spontaneously collectivist class-consciousness, argues Marc Mulholland. But what implications does that have for the winning of working class power?
The apparent thaw in US-Iran relations could offer new opportunities for the workers movement, argues Yassamine Mather
The left is in the habit of not thinking, notes Paul Demarty. Nowhere more so than when it comes to the far right
Robbie Rix reports on a mixed week for the Fighting Fund and thanks those who chipped in!