First secretary. Business secretary. Comeback kid. Prince of Darkness. There aren't enough titles to fully encapsulate the role played by Peter...
Ofsted, the schools inspectorate, has never been at the top of teachers' Christmas card lists.
Commentators in the Guardian were left clutching at straws in the wake of the queen's speech outlining the government's legislative programme in...
If you are still at a loss as to what to buy friends and family for Christmas, and you have more money than sense, help is at hand courtesy of the...
Fresh from the controversy over splashing out £47 million on bonuses for high-end civil servants, the ministry of defence (MoD) is now under fire...
Debate on Afghanistan is reaching boiling point. I write this on 11 November, Remembrance Day, marking the date of the armistice which ended the...
As world leaders gather at the Cohenhagen summit to discuss climate change, Martin Empson argues that the market cannot save the planet - we need a mass movement.
Patrick Bond examines the forces battling it out at the climate summit in Copenhagen - and the resistance from below.
Thousands of people gathered at a vigil in Trafalgar Square last month where just weeks earlier Ian Baynham, a gay man, had been battered to death by teenagers.
Zombie Capitalism is a masterful book, a culmination of Chris Harman's work spanning four decades as one of the world's leading Marxist economists. The timing of his passing is both tragic and...
All Chris's publications are important, but two in particular stand out for me. One is a pamphlet called Is a Machine After Your Job? It deals with the way employers use new technology to get more...
The last time I saw Chris Harman he was in his element.
The economic driving force of capitalism is the need to accumulate wealth - to make profits.
I first met Chris in London just before Marxism 1990. My first impression was that he seemed argumentative and particularly so towards me, a former orthodox Trotskyist with a mishmash of vague...
Undocumented workers in Paris are waging an extraordinary battle to win their rights, reports Vanina Giudicelli
We have just been on all-out strike for three weeks. We struck to resist plans by Superdrug to attack our pay and conditions.
The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) rips through the heart of two of New York's finest boroughs.
I really enjoyed John Parrington's review of The Last Englishman, Roland Chamber's new biography of Arthur Ransome (Books,...
In the previous issue there was a letter about the Canadian anti-war movement (Feedback, Socialist Review, November...
The theory of the USSR as a form of state capitalism has a long history. But as a key element of the SWP analysis of the old USSR the issue remains important (...
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