Jason: "Martin perhaps finds it hard to beleive that an organisation doesn't have to have a monolithic policy on all matters." This really is just crotchety nonsense. Jason, do you really think the AWL is monolithic? Come on.
Semi-colonies: so is South Africa a semi-colony? Canada? Spain? All net importers of capital, I believe.
The WP cartoon was even worse than Martin suggests, as the worker was much smaller than the other figures and was cowering behind them. It really was ludicrous and appalling.