Editorial – ‘Toxic Products’ (economics and the environment)
'The cult of Irish Republicanism':
The Real IRA and the Continuity IRA represent nothing but the pale ghosts of yesterday.
'Greatness – perceived and real':
The “Great” are only great because ruling-class historians tells us they are.
'It’s election time again':
The manifesto on which Socialist Party candidates will be standing in the elections to the European Parliament on 4 June.
Why are high house prices and high profits considered good news?
'How I got to be a socialist':
“I could hardly fail to notice that all was not well with the world of the mid-seventies”.
An educational dialogue explaining the workings of modern capitalism and rebellion, based on genuine events.
Regular features -
Pathfinders (science & technology) – ‘‘Drugs’, ‘Downloading & Copyright’, ‘No-spam Socialism’’
Material World – ‘Global Warming’
Pieces Together – news cuttings from mainstream media
Cooking the Books 1 (economics) – ‘The theology of interest’
Cooking the Books 2 – ‘Capitalism, but not as they know it’ (Eric Hobsbawn and Amartya Sen)
50 Years Ago – ‘Turmoil in Tibet’
Greasy Pole – UK politics: ‘Bloggers at loggerheads’
Voice From the Back - selected news items
Free Lunch – cartoon
Book reviews - ‘Spies, Lies and the War on Terror’; ‘Why History Matters’; ‘Too Little, Too Late’.
Plus letters, meetings, contacts, etc.
Also see www.worldsocialism.org and http://www.worldsocialism.org/spgb/