Weekly Worker issue 937 - November 08 2012
SWP conference: An anatomical investigation
A minority of SWP comrades are taking advantage of their right to put their views before the membership once a year. Peter Manson reviews the latest Pre-conference Bulletin
second Socialist Workers Party Pre-conference Bulletin came
out at the end of last week. Known as Internal Bulletins
(IBs), the three documents represent the one chance ordinary
SWP comrades have each year of putting forward their point of view,
including criticisms, before the whole membership.
Invisible left; Rape solution; Crisis dogma; Nasty recipe; The apprentice;
Will your solidarity be music to Robbie Rix's ears?
Pay: Living wage farce
Minimum pay should be determined by workers’ commissions, argues Michael Copestake
Socialist Party: Joining the nationalist bandwagon
Sarah McDonald reports on SPEW's commitment to socialism in one country
Socialism 2012: Labour: for a ‘civil war’
Is TUSC the new Labour Party? Mark Fischer reports from a Socialism 2012 session on Labour
Socialist Party: Economist republicanism
The Socialist Party's economism was on full display during a session on the monarchy and the state reports Peter Manson
Socialist Party: Fascism v Labourism
Maciej Zurowski finds that the Socialist Party will oppose nationalist politics and Keynesianism with Marxism...in a future new Labour party
Socialist Party: Euro confusion reigns
Harley Filben reports from a Socialism 2012 session on Europe and the euro
Socialist Party: On a publicity high
In an interesting session on events in South Africa and the local CWI body the Democratic Socialist Movement, Peter Manson thinks that a more serious approach to the SACP is needed
EU budget: ‘Official communists’ welcome Miliband’s conversion to austerity
Europhobes of all political hues have tasted blood following the coalition government’s defeat over the EU budget, writes Eddie Ford
Australian SA: Regroupment in a revolutionary party
Have the hard-line ‘Cliffite sectarians’ seen the light?
Obama election: Return of a rational reactionary
The absence of a viable working class alternative means American voters are treated as fools, argues Paul Demarty
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