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Issue 48, October 1992

Living Marxism gets it wrong!

Over the four years since Living Marxism was launched, it has prided itself on being the magazine that is always right.

We were right about the illusory character of the 'peace dividend'. We were right about the distortions behind the Aids panic. We were right about the recession turning into a full-scale slump. We were right about Labour's inability to win the general election.

However, for the first time, we have published something that has been proved wrong.

In the September issue of Living Marxism, we announced that the weekend conference on the New World Order which we are sponsoring in November would be on a certain date at a certain London venue. But it won't be.

The organisers have since decided that that venue is too small, judging by the amount of interest already expressed in the Hot Wars and Holocausts weekend. To get somewhere larger, they have had to change the conference dates as well.

We're very sorry. But we hope it will happen again.

4 A Manifesto Against Militarism

6 Letters

8 Ireland: 3000 dead Fiona Foster

9 Ann Bradley

10 Can George Bush beat the 'commie-libs'? James Heartfield and Graham Bishop

12 Abortion law: a doctor's right to choose Anne Burton

15 Guide to getting an abortion Amanda Macintosh and Jane Wilde

16 'Pro-life' politics, low-life tactics Susannah Hall

18 Education: access to what? Penny Robson

21 Studied ignorance Khalid Morisson

22 Britain's drug dependency Debra Warner

23 Toby Banks

24 Cleansing the Holocaust Frank Füredi

29 German history on trial again Sabine Reul

30 No time for Nazi-hunting Rob Knight

32 Holocaust hypocrisy Daniel Nassim

35 The scapegoating of science John Gibson and Manjit Singh

38 Frank Cottrell-Boyce on TV

40 Living:

42 The Marxist Review of Books
  • The profits of doom - Terry Smith's Accounting for Growth has caused uproar by exposing the way in which British businesses massage their profit figures. Phil Murphy sees the scandal as a sign of desperate times for capitalism in this country
  • Socialism after Stalinism - The recent offerings from the radical intelligentsia reveal that there is no longer any such thing as a left alternative, argues Adam Eastman



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