Racial divisions in East London are exacerbated by state welfare provision that benefits Bangladeshi migrants at the expense of the white working class - or so says a new report. Chris Jones...
One of the most striking aspects of The New East End is the picture it paints of virulent racism. The authors note, "of the white respondents, a majority expressed an often bitterly...
Anna Zalik and Michael Watts explain why being "oil rich" has become a curse on the poor of Nigeria and Angola.
"Mali is first and foremost a library of the history of African music," said Ali Farka Toure.
In the past few weeks over 100,000 people have demonstrated in the Thai capital Bangkok and in other provincial cities calling for the resignation of the prime minister, Thaksin Shinawatra.
Much confusion has arisen over the so-called "move to the left" in Latin America occurring in recent years.
It is a big step to describe what is currently going on in Iraq as a "civil war", but I think we can say that we are witnessing the beginnings of such a conflict.
What is it about Crash that is upsetting liberals?
'Tough on crime, tough on the causes of crime.' Really? What about the big criminals robbing people of millions and of a decent life?
Nuclear weapons proliferation is not the real reasons for the US's attitude toward Tehran.
On the morning of 21 May 2004, artist Steven Kurtz awoke to find his wife Hope lying dead beside him.
I agree with some of Neil Davidson's analyses and all of his political conclusions ("Islam and the Enlightenment", SR...
Having read Richard Dawkins' The Blind Watchmaker three times and now indulging in his The Selfish Gene, I feel Viren Swami has got hold of the wrong end of the stick (...
It is a pity that Bob Light "nodded off" while watching Syriana (SR, March), as it is one of the more...
From colonialism to nationhood and capitalism, Mike Gonzalez looks at the evolution of Latin American literature and its inspirations.
Review of 'The Clash of Barbarisms', Gilbert Achcar, Saqi £10.99
Review of 'Planet Of Slums', Mike Davis, Verso £15.99
Review of 'Chronicler Of The Wind', Henning Mankell, Harvill Secker £12.99
Review of 'The Great Wall', Julia Lovell, Atlantic £19.95
Ben Dickenson wonders whether Hollywood is capable of dealing with the 9/11 attacks.
Review of 'U-Carmen eKhayelitsha', director: Mark Dornford-May
Review of 'The Three Burials Of Melquiades Estrada', director Tommy Lee Jones
Review of 'Shooting Dogs', director Michael Caton-Jones
Review of 'A Year Without Love', director Anahi Berneri
Review of 'From the Bauhaus to the New World, Josef Albers and László Moholy-Nagy', Tate Modern, London.