Workers' Liberty 8, October 1987

Reviews from Workers' Liberty 8, October 1987

Submitted by AWL on 28 December, 2010 - 4:36 Author: AWL

A collection of book and essay reviews from October 1987. Titles and Authors:

'If Voting Changed Anything, They'd Abolish It', Ken Livingstone

'Terrible Beauty: a life of Constance Markievicz', Diana Norman

'Prison Letters of Constance Markievicz' ed. Esther Roper

'The Profit System: The Economics of Capitalism', Francis Green; Bob Sutcliffe

'A Social History of Housing 1815-1985', John Burnett

'An Introduction to the Philosophy of Marxism, Part One', R S Bhagavan

'Red Petrograd', Steve Smith

Articles concerning the national question: Scotland, Ireland and Israel. From Workers' Liberty 8, October 1987

Submitted by AWL on 28 December, 2010 - 4:23 Author: AWL

A collection of articles and responses from Workers' Liberty 8, October 1987. Including Scottish devolution, the question of banning the Orange Order and a letter on Zionism and Israel by Tony Greenstein with a response from John O'Mahony.

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Articles concerning the national question: Scotland, Ireland and Israel. From Workers' Liberty 8, October 1987

Submitted by AWL on 28 December, 2010 - 4:23 Author: AWL

A collection of articles and responses from Workers' Liberty 8, October 1987. Including Scottish devolution, the question of banning the Orange Order and a letter on Zionism and Israel by Tony Greenstein with a response from John O'Mahony.

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Rosa Luxemburg on Britain

Submitted by AWL on 28 December, 2010 - 4:13 Author: AWL

'Reform and Revolution' is one of Rosa Luxemburg's best-known works, her major contribution to the debate between Marxists and 'revisionists' at the turn of the century in Germany. In this previously untranslated article, which is effect an appendix to 'Reform and Revolution', she takes issue with the praise of old-style British trade unionism by the leading German revisionist Eduard Bernstein. Bernstein had lived in Britain for some years, and based many of his ideas on the experience of the British labour movement at the end of the 19th century...

Big screen blues: What's wrong with movies?

Submitted by AWL on 28 December, 2010 - 3:54 Author: AWL

If most films made in the West today are bad, it's becuase they are made to a formula. The formula is simple - big name stars, exotic locations, a hit song to promote the film, simple stories, directors who have clocked up a number of hits, and massive advertising campaigns. These days the stories don't even have to be new, we're in the age of sequelitis...

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South Africa: Socialists face violence from state and Stalinists

Submitted by AWL on 28 December, 2010 - 3:44 Author: AWL

A South African socialist active in the trade unions talked to Workers' Liberty about the obstacles in the way of building a workers' party to give direction to the struggle for liberation during Apartied.

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