Last night, on the evening of 14th February, Jacob Zuma resigned from his position as President of South Africa. This follows a long period of power struggle between two rival wings of the ruling ANC party. Turbulent events lie ahead.
Rob Sewell, editor of Socialist Appeal, reports on a new campaign that has been set up to restore Clause 4, Labour's socialist clause that was scrapped by Blair. We encourage all our readers to support this campaign throughout the labour movement.
Steve Jones reviews "Entitled: a critical history of the British aristocracy", a new book about the English upper class. The monarchy and lords are reactionary and undemocratic institutions. It is time they were swept into the dustbin of history.
Rob Sewell analyses the turbulence on the stock market over the past week, which has destroyed any illusions in the global economic 'recovery'. This latest collapse is a harbinger of a new world slump.