The right wing media and the three main political parties constantly tell us that the trade union movement is an anachronism - that working class...
Michael Howard has again scoured the gutter by attacking travellers and Gypsies.
Bolivians are fighting to protect their natural resources.
It started with the Cosmopolitan interviews - all three party leaders expressed personal unease over the abortion issue, but Michael Howard...
Last month a teenager in Suffolk was served with an anti-social behaviour order (Asbo) banning him from using abusive language and visiting...
Despite much talk of reconstruction since the Boxing Day tsunami ravaged the coastline of Sri Lanka, ordinary people still find themselves in a...
Union leaders have hailed as a major victory the government's recent announcement of measures aimed at ending the two-tier workforce in privatised...
Dave Crouch reports from Ukraine's capital Kiev about how much has changed for people since the uprising last year.
The British-backed European Union decision to lift the arms embargo on China is not just about military equipment.
Last December a call went out for delegates and activists from the Middle East, Europe and America to attend the third anti-war and anti-...
Respect is set to challenge Labour in a number of key seats in this year's election, as Peter Morgan explains. He also speaks to psephologist Paul Whiteley about why Labour is facing declining...
Since the Chartists, the left has often debated mounting electoral challenges, writes Keith Flett.
The Liberal Democrats may fish for left wing votes, argues Jacob Middleton, but they are no alternative to the parties of war and neoliberalism.
Tony Staunton looks behind the rhetoric of 'children's rights'.
A recent conference discusses alternative ways of learning.
Beirut-based journalist Jim Quilty questions the Washington-spun imagery of the 'Cedar Revolution' in Lebanon.
British efforts to preserve empire in Kenya unleashed a wave of atrocities, says Ken Olende.
Watching the televised congress of Italy's biggest far left party, Rifondazione Comunista, last month brought to mind a statement by its general secretary, Bertinotti, when he spoke at the SWP's...
The battle for the soul of the US trade union movement has begun.
The web has a selective view of the election.
Back to the dark ages with the right-wing think tanks
I wanted to respond to the discussion of Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's play Behzti.
Patrick Connellan and letter writers have raised an interesting issue concerning free speech and offensive theatre.
Some of the points raised by readers in response to Patrick Connellan's article 'Thought For the Play' (February SR...
Kevin Devine's article ('Merger Most Horrid?', March SR) should be read by all trade unionists.
I have just one point to add to Ian Birchall's excellent review of Paul Foot's The Vote (March SR).
Viren Swami appreciates good neuroscience.
Review of 'In the Colonie', Michael Rosen, Penguin £7.99
Review of 'The Edwardians' by Roy Hattersley, Little Brown £25
Review of 'Mussolini', Martin Clark, Pearson £14.99
Review of 'Priceless', Frank Ackerman and Lisa Heinzerling, New Press £17.95
Review of 'Mary Wollstonecraft', Lyndall Gordon, Virago £25 and 'Caleb Williams', William Godwin, Penguin £8.99
Review of 'Pierre Bourdieu', Michael Grenfell, Continuum £16.99
Review of 'Conversations in Sicily', Elio Vittorini (trans. Alane Salierno Mason), Canongate £7.99
Review of 'Forget Kathmandu', Manjushree Thapa, Penguin India
A selection of books on the history and continuing reality of US and British imperialism.
Beccy Reese wonders what we can learn from the last days of Hitler.
Review of 'The Assassination of Richard Nixon', director Niels Mueller
Review of 'The Edukators', director Hans Weingartner
Review of 'Bullet Boy', director Saul Dibb
Berlin and Sundance Film Festivals become more political
Review of the Last Waltz Season, Arcola Theatre, Hackney, London
Review of 'A Raisin in the Sun' by Lorraine Hansberry
Review of Gilad Atzmon and the Orient House Ensemble, Touring
Review of 'Get Lifted Live' by John Legend
Review of 'Where the Humans Eat' by Willy Mason