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Ingrid McClements – a tribute

Ingrid McClements, also known to many friends and comrades from her time in London as Ingrid Falconer, died in Glasgow on December 5 2008. She will be deeply missed by her [...]

14th December 2008 // 0 Comments

Cholera Epidemic in Zimbabwe

Norman Traub looks at the catastrophe facing Zimbabwe. The cholera epidemic sweeping across Zimbabwe is yet another manifestation of a profound crisis which encompasses every [...]

10th December 2008 // 0 Comments

Solidarity with the protests in Greece

On Saturday 6 December, the Greek police without being provoked, murdered in cold blood a 15-year old school boy in the centre of Athens. Immediately afterwards, spontaneous [...]

9th December 2008 // 0 Comments

The Third Slump and its Consequences

Phil Hearse Ernest Mandel called the market crash and global recession of  1974-5 the ‘second slump’ (1) – the first one being of course that of the 1930s, initiated [...]

27th November 2008 // 0 Comments

America: Changing for Real?

David Finkel is managing editor of the U.S. socialist journal Against the Current (read it at He has written this article for issue 4 of Socialist [...]

24th November 2008 // 0 Comments

A third slump? A second great depression?

Fifteen months after the credit crunch first broke, governments and stock markets around the world are finally facing up to what is likely to be the most serious economic [...]

16th November 2008 // 0 Comments

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