Issue 55, May 1993
The need for a new ANTI-WAR MOVEMENT
For some time now, Living Marxism has argued that militarism is the
number one problem of our times, and pointed to the dangers of Western intervention
everywhere from Somalia to Yugoslavia.
This is a theme which we will be pursuing even more purposefully in the
months ahead, putting the case for a new anti-war movement to oppose the
militaristic trends in world politics today.
There are three new anti-militarist initiatives which we are asking Living
Marxism readers to support.
The pamphlet: The Empire Strikes Back by Mike Freeman,
is out now. It draws together the key themes developed in Living Marxism
over the past four years, and lays the political foundation for a new
The conference: Discussion at the week-long Towards 2000
conference in July will focus on the theme 'Where will the West strike next?'
(see page 10).
The demonstration: On Saturday 7 August in London, the
Campaign Against Militarism and the Irish Freedom Movement are organising
a national demonstration and festival against militarism and Western intervention.
For further information on any of these, you can phone (071) 278 9908.
8 Where will the West strike next? Eddie
10 Towards 2000
12 Who's making the news in Bosnia? Joan
17 Ann Bradley
18 After Warrington Sharon Clarke
19 Loyalist murders Fiona Foster
21 What the West sees in Russia Theresa
22 Anti-fascist backfire Craig Owen
23 Miner matters Mike Freeman
24 Prime time for crime panics Frank Füredi
28 The framing of Moss Side Jason Powell
and Colm Murphy
30 Glasgow blade runners Simon Kray
31 Liverpool lament Alan Renehan
32 Labour blames the parents, too Kate
34 When were the good old days?Tracey Lauder
35 You've been framed Andrew Calcutt
36 Carjacking in the USA Daniel Bryan
37 Toby Banks
42 Frank Cottrell-Boyce on TV
43 The Marxist Review of Books