Weekly Worker issue 935 - October 25 2012
Economics of the madhouse
Hillel Ticktin reviews: Paul Krugman' End this depression now!', Norton, New York, 2012, pp272, £14.99
Paul Krugman - Nobel economics prize winner, Princeton academic,
recipient of many awards and regular, twice-weekly columnist at The
New York Times - has written a popular book explaining what in
his view can be done to bring the current crisis to an end.
General strike; Bloody obvious; No rebuilding; Bent stick; Red herring; Spelling it out; Human nature; Leave me out; Not comradely; Correction;
TUC Demo: Union lefts rely on general strike strategy
Saturday’s TUC demonstration showed that there is a burning desire to fight, writes Peter Manson. But ending the age of austerity requires a governmental alternative not on offer from Ed Miliband
Showing real interest
Robbie Rix brings you the latest, including news from the TUC demo
EU summit: Berlin demands yet more austerity
The October 18 EU summit was another exercise in procrastination, argues Eddie Ford, and Spain shows the worst is almost certainly not over
ULA Ireland: Sectarian self-annihilation
The United Left Alliance has gone into destruct mode. Anne Mc Shane reports
CPGB aggregate: Substitute for Marxism
The adoption of Keynesianism by the left and the confusion around the Assange case were the focuses of the latest CPGB members’ meeting, reports Michael Copestake
Hillsborough: Crown in the dock
Steve Freeman and Phil Vellender take a closer look at the Hillsborough cover-up and locate the blame at the very top
Scotland: Independence from what?
The Scottish National Party’s support for Nato confirms Alex Salmond as a canny bourgeois politician, argues Paul Demarty
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