Oscar Wilde once wrote that "charity creates a multitude of sins".
February's collapse of the London-based Peloton hedge fund was a clear indication of the scale of the banking crisis.
Londoners are being given an opportunity to vote for a genuine left alternative in the elections for the mayor and assembly.
Our world is one of security cameras, personal information databases and, of course, the potentially ever increasing 28 days of detention without...
Cumbria Police sergeant Jonathan Sizer went straight to the top with his plan to halt Al Qaida's Cumbrian terror cells.
The recent BBC White Season painted a bleak picture of the white working class in Britain today as bigoted and broken. Martin Smith argues that these stereotypes are encouraged by politicians and...
Costas Lapavitsas is an economist at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He has written extensively on Marxist theories of finance. He spoke to Socialist Review and...
Shareholders and accountancy firms are the biggest beneficiaries of the privatisation of public transport in Britain. Unjum Mirza, RMT rail union member and Left List candidate in the GLA...
Attacks on Muslims by politicians and the media have been on the rise since the 9/11 attacks. Now, when author Martin Amis's abusive tirades against Islam are broadcast and published without qualm...
Elections last month gave opposition parties significant victories. Arutchelvan Subramaniam reports on how the campaign was built.
What happens when your economic policies rely on a booming City of London and you're suddenly faced with a banking crisis and a credit crunch?
Some 45,000 Further and Adult Education lecturers in the University College Union (UCU) are being balloted for strike action over pay alongside teachers on 24 April.
Socialists watched in despair when dockers and building workers marched in support of Enoch Powell's "rivers of blood" speech. But the tide turned and a few years later dockers were marching for...
When fascist thugs murdered the 38 year old poet Federico García Lorca in Granada in August 1936, they pinned a note to his body. It denounced the writer for his politics and for his homosexuality...
The success of the Russian Revolution of 1917 enabled the radical ideas on women's liberation that had been germinating in pre-revolutionary times to develop, and be widely discussed and...
It seems that Mayor Ken Livingstone intends to continue his love-in with non-doms if re-elected in May (Feature, Socialist Review,...
As I opened my copy of the last issue, I was contemplating my reply to a letter from Jim Knight, minister for schools and learners, regarding the latest pay increase for teachers (Frontlines, ...
I thought the last issue (Socialist Review, March 2008) was particularly well aimed against capital.
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Monbiot on global justice - Inside the US's Baghdad base - Michael Rosen's kids' football book - Hornby for young adults
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