Ken Keable (M Star May 17) said that the debate about the EU overlooks the issue of free movement of capital which undermines democracy and that the Strasburg parliament is powerless to change the Lisbon Treaty.
Gerrard Sables (M Star 20 May) calls for the left to campaign for withdrawal from the EU without the British people even being allowed to vote on the issue, on the basis that we cannot be trusted to vote the way he wants us to.
Interesting as it is to read the debate about the origins of the Green Man imagery, it would be good to hear more from readers of Britain's premier socialist newspaper about the efforts and initiatives made across the country to undermine the fierce Con-Dem attacks on workers and communities.
The recent Star editorial on Syria (A dangerous escalation, M Star May 6) was right to argue democracy, freedom and human rights would be best served by "a negotiated settlement" and a de-escalation of the war.
While Karl Dallas (M Star May 4) is correct in stating that the term "Green Man" was first used to describe carved foliate heads by Lady Raglan in 1939 he is mistaken in asserting that few, if any, date back before the 16th century.