One of the results of the current financial and economic crisis is that the ideas of the economist John Maynard Keynes have been pulled of dusty library shelves and are now being peddled as a possible
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Over the last few months every edition of the Weekly Worker has carried at least one article about Workers Liberty.
This is my contribution as to why we shouldnt consider joining Respect (in the form of a motion, its not in the royal 'we')
Respect was founded as a political grouping out of the Stop the War
Last week I was in Budapest which is my first time in the former eastern block, and part of that experience has got me thinking about certain aspects of post stalinist societies.
Has any one seen the current issue of Socialist Worker. It has an Article by George Galloway.The last lines are "I glorify the Hizbollah resistance movement, and I glorify the leader of Hizbollah, Sheikh Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah".
This week the government has proposed it will spend between £10 and £25 billion replacing Trident with a upgraded nuclear weapons system in the next decade. This in the same week that American government(the supplier of the Trident system and probably its replacement) along with the British Government denounced the North Koreas development of a ICBM capable of hitting California with a Nuclear payload. This Hipocrocy is also highlighted by the hints that have been dropped by the pentagon that America could use nuclear weapons against Iran to stop them developing nuclear weapons. This all means the issue of nuclear weapons should once more be a major part of the left's struggle.