Issue 209 of SOCIALIST REVIEW Published June 1997 Copyright © Socialist Review



Editorial, French elections, government, Congo, Deep Blue


Change is going to come: but how?
Tony Cliff compares Labour's landslide with that of 1945 and talks about workers' struggle ahead

Swing shift
The class content of Labour's vote analysed by Chris Harman

A share of Blair
In the pink
The international repercussions of Blair's victory discussed by Peter Morgan, plus Esme Choonara on why bigotry did not take hold in this election

The last post
As Britain relinquishes control of Hong Kong, Charlie Hore looks at its history

From dawn to dusk
The composers Schubert and Brahms examined by Sabby Sagall

Manchester Marxist
Keith Flett's obituary of Eddie Frow


Thinking it through: Brown and the bank
Letter from the US: racism
Writers reviewed: Salman Rushdie
Why I became a socialist: Marion Tennison
The big picture: La Règle du Jeu
Stack on the back

Editor Lindsey German. Assisted by Gareth Jenkins, Dave Beecham, Paul Foot, Clare Fermont, Lee Humber, Pat Stack, Margot Hill, Sabby Sagall, Chris Nineham, Judith Orr, Peter Morgan, Dave Renton, John Parrington. Business Peter Morgan and Judith Orr. Reviews Peter Morgan.

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