As we head to a general election no doubt concerns will once again be expressed about levels of turnout and "voter apathy".
The brutality with which Greater Manchester Police (GMP) attacked anti-fascists in Bolton last month shocked many.
As we head into the general election campaign it's hard to put a cigarette paper between the education policies of the three main parties. They...
The Sun newspaper, champion of balanced reporting (and Tory cheerleader since owner Rupert Murdoch threw his lot in with David Cameron) hit out at...
After the ridicule prompted by David Cameron's giant airbrushed face telling us, "I'll cut the deficit, not the NHS", and "ordinary voters"...
Recent months have seen fierce industrial disputes, with workers challenging the government and the bosses. Michael Bradley argues that this resistance can shape a future fightback
In August 2008 Russia went to war with its neighbour, Georgia. One month later Lehman Brothers bank went bust, plunging capitalism into crisis. In reviewing Alex Callinicos's new book, Jane Hardy...
Ten years ago this month Tony Cliff died. Cliff was a founder of the Socialist Workers Party, and, Ian Birchall explains, made a huge contribution to the left in Britain and around the world
Last month the Israeli government approved plans to build a synagogue next to Al-Aqsa mosque. This is part of Israel's strategy to drive native Palestinians out of Jerusalem, writes Abdul Wahab...
I put myself forward as the Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition (Tusc) candidate for Tottenham because cuts in my college are a microcosm of the cuts threatened by all the main parties.
I was browsing the shelves of my local secondhand bookshop recently and there, tucked away in a dusty corner, was an old copy of The Classic Tales of Brer Rabbit.
A new generation is taking up the struggle against women's oppression. Sheila Rowbotham spoke to Judith Orr about her latest book celebrating women who were fighting for liberation 100 years ago...
Anthony Julius, Oxford University Press, £25
Andrew Rawnsley, Penguin, £25
David Harvey, Verso, £10.99
Michal Witkowski, Portobello Books, £12.99
Philip Pomper, Norton, £17.99
Alison Wong, Picador, £10.99
Emilie Bickerton, Verso, £12.99
Bill Hayton, Yale University Press, £20
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Sara Paretsky, Hodder and Stoughton, £12.99
John Lanchester, Penguin, £20
Gay Life and Culture - The Girl who Kicked the Hornets' Nest - Red Star over Russia - Tales for Little Rebels
Director: Roman Polanski, Release date: 16 April
Directors: Lu Chuan (City of Life and Death), Florian Gallenberger (City of War)
Director: David Baddiel, Release date: 9 April
Director: Fredrik Gertten, Release date: 16 April
Director: Warwick Thornton, Release date: 2 April
The Carolina Chocolate Drops; Out now
Space, Hackney; Until 17 April
East End - Repo Men - Edward Upward - In the Land of the Free - Rage against the Machine