July 2005





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Ed McBain

Ed McBain has died of cancer at the age of 78. I discovered his books relatively late in life, nearly 20 years ago. And then I read through them one by one, all the books…


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Terror attacks on London

Thanks to all of you who wrote in asking if we were alright. I don’t want to add my own voice just yet to the many who have already written about this, but let me…


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Every six minutes

When LabourStart began back in 1998, news was one of its three main features (the others were a directory of union websites and links to online campaigns run by unions). One of the three columns…