AS SOON as Israeli Prime Minister, Ariel Sharon, returned home from a
triumphalist meeting with US President Bush, he turned his mind to the
assassination of the newly appointed leader of the Islamic Palestinian
Across Western Europe there is a debate on the left as to the best way
to create or recreate new mass parties of the working class. The sharp
move to the right of the social democratic and labour parties over the
last 10-15 years, has put this issue firmly on the agenda. Trade union
and community activists opposed to...