red pepper issue149 february 2007
Global Suicide? You decide 19The government is discredited. There is a new mood. We really can get rid of nuclear weapons, says Bruce Kent
Nuclear whitewash 20In March, MPs will be asked to vote on Trident’s replacement, a decision as important as the one they flunked over Bush and Blair’s war on Iraq. Nuclear analyst and Faslane protestor Rebecca Johnson offers them some advice
Nuclear outlaws 22Replacing Trident will put the UK in breach of its international treaty obligations. Kate Harrison reports
Scotland the brave 24The frontline in the fight against Trident is in Scotland, where the failure of the Labour movement to challenge the government could cost the party, writes Ian Macwhirter
Nun blood and nuclear insanity 26When A L Kennedy joined the anti-nuclear blockaders at Faslane, she had a special message for the police
You should visit Faslane 29Shadow poet laureate Adrian Mitchell was arrested at Faslane last December. He advocates a visit to Faslane and speaks of his hopes to return
Plus ca change 30A fragmented left, unable to unite around a single candidate for the coming presidential election, has let the right off the hook in France. Naima Bouteldja reports
Your money, my body 32The recent murders in Suffolk put the issue of prostitution onto the front pages. Is it time finally to decriminalise the sex industry? Or should we be seeking to end the commercialisation of sex? Red Pepper shows both sides of the debate
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Cover by Peter Kennard
regulars 04Letters Agony Subcommandauntie
06Activision Around the left in 30 days: UK & World Natural Born Rebel: Roger Kline Know your enemy: Eyes to the right A Day In The Life: busy buying nothing Guerrilla guides: Aiding the blockade Temperature Gauge: The carbon trade band wagon
14World Somalia: the war on terror comes to Africa Venezuela: those who do not learn from history
38Infrared Never take democracy for granted
39Rear view The Team of Hope by Olivier Asselin
review 34Book reviews Arts reviews
coming soon Slave trade 2007: unfinished business Housing focus: the death of social housing? Warning: the return of the EU constitution Defending public services, Europe-wide on the web Blogs from the World Social Forum in Nairobi Jean Stead: anti -Trident campaign at Devonport Diane Raby surveys the Latin American left
february 2007 red pepper
february 2007 red pepper