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Rise of new left party reshapes German politics

26 February 2008
The rapid ascendancy of Die Linke, the new German left party, is causing a crisis for all other mainstream parties – particularly the conservative CDU and the SPD, Germany’s equivalent of New Labour. Both parties share power in a coalition government.

Letters

15 January 2008
Letters

SWP conference plans for a year of challenges and opportunities

08 January 2008
The annual conference of the Socialist Workers Party took place last weekend. Hundreds of delegates assessed the previous year’s work and planned for the future. In the following articles we summarise some of the key discussions

Kenya's rulers are allies of the West

08 January 2008
The US sees Kenya as a strategic ally in the "war on terror" particularly as it borders countries including Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. The government has allowed military bases for both the US and Britain, as well as anchorage in Mombasa for naval vessels.

Letters

11 December 2007
Letters

The Great Aviation Debate on climate change in Manchester

20 November 2007
Around 165 people participated in "The Great Aviation Debate" organised by Manchester Climate Forum on Thursday of last week.

Neoliberal logic exposed by Scottish National Party

20 November 2007
In a recent article in The Guardian, Scottish journalist Iain MacWhirter noted Gordon Brown’s "apparent capitulation to neoconservatism" and asked what might have happened if Brown had taken a different path.

Letters

20 November 2007
Letters

Revolution in words

30 October 2007
The Russian Revolution is one of the most important events in world history and has inspired many debates, articles and books.

UCU a correction

09 October 2007
In our issue dated 6 October we published an article which said London solicitor Anthony Julius had given legal advice to the UCU union. We have since learned that he had nothing whatsoever to do with providing legal advice to the union. In accordance with our usual practice, we take this opportunity to correct this error at the earliest opportunity.

How uprisings can be stopped in their tracks

09 October 2007
We discussed last week how mass movements can transform the lives of their participants – and how they thus contain the possibility, but not the inevitability, of revolution.

Letters

04 September 2007
Justification for crime? We need calm sensible measures to curb violent crime, particularly among the young.

Letters

28 August 2007
Letters

Health workers must reject this lousy pay deal

21 August 2007
The government’s recent "improvement" to the pay offer to health workers in England is being greeted with widespread derision and dismay – particularly in Unison, the largest union in the NHS.

Letters

08 August 2007
Letters

Crash death in Exeter

31 July 2007
A strike-breaking post office manager driving a Royal Mail articulated lorry was involved in a fatal accident in Exeter on Thursday of last week.

Police arrest Royal Mail manager involved in fatal collision

26 July 2007
A post office manager driving a Royal Mail articulated lorry was involved in a fatal accident in Exeter this morning.

By-elections offer no good news for the big three parties

24 July 2007
There's a case for saying that the two by-elections on Thursday last week weren’t particularly good news for any of the three major parties. The biggest loser was David Cameron with the Tories pushed into third place in both Sedgefield and Southall.

John Pilger - In The Name Of Justice

12 June 2007
The idea that the media, and television in particular, is just one giant propaganda machine is widespread.

PCS plans to extend make your vote count campaign

22 May 2007
PCS plans to extend make your vote count campaign

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