Marxism and war

ATOMIC ENERGY: for Barbarism or Socialism? A Socialist Manifesto From the Dawn of the Atomic Age


"The impact of the bomb was so terrific that prac-
tically all living things, human and animal, were liter-
ally seared to death by the tremendous heat and pres-
sure engendered by the blast."

Cloudy Sunday

Matthew Thompson

Cloudy Sunday is the first novella by Mike Kyriazopoulos.

Mike will be well-known to many members and sympathisers of the Alliance for Workers' Liberty, in which he was active until 2007 when he moved to New Zealand and joined the Workers' Party/Fightback, as well as to reps in the Communication Workers' and Public and Commercial Services Unions in which he was also active as a postal worker and civil servant. He began writing Cloudy Sunday earlier this year after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

The German workers' revolution of 1918/19 and why it was defeated

Stan Crooke

In January 1919 Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, the two most prominent leaders of the German revolutionary movement, were savagely murdered in Berlin.

Kosovo, NATO, Milošević and the SWP at the Easter 1999 NUT Conference

Patrick Murphy

Friday, April 2

Arrive at the NUT Conference in Brighton expecting a lively and constructive weekend. Teachers are deeply angry about the Green Paper proposals for performance related pay.

September 1939: Behind the Stalinazi pact

Max Shachtman

I: 5 September 1939

The Hitler-Stalin pact is the most sensational news to come out of Moscow in many years.

1940: A “petty bourgeois” opposition? Max Shachtman examines the evidence.

Max Shachtman, CLR James, Martin Abern, etc. (The SWP Political Committee minority, 1940.)

Where Is the Petty Bourgeois Opposition? A Repeated Challenge Remains Unanswered.