It will take some time for us to judge the full meaning of the 10 November demonstration accurately. But it is worth reflecting on how it has...
Ireland, once the poster-child of globalised, deregulated, neoliberal capitalism, is now in the midst of a spectacular collapse.
The British ruling class is increasingly on the back foot. With rising opposition over domestic policies and acknowledgement of failure abroad it...
After spending 15 of the past 20 years under house arrest, Aung San Suu Kyi has finally been released.
Con-Dem plans to use companies such as McDonald's and Diageo, the makers of Guinness, to draft health policy have been slated by health...
Last month's midterm elections in the US saw a surge in support for the Republicans, fuelled by the growth of the right wing Tea Party movement. Gary Younge examines the US after two years of...
After the massive and militant student demonstration last month, and the responses to it, Esme Choonara looks at the question of what sort of leadership we need to take the struggle forward.
Last month David Cameron visited China in an effort to encourage trade with Britain, but barely mentioned the touchy issue of human rights. Hsiao-Hung Pai analyses the "miracle" of Chinese...
The recent council elections in Greece saw a surge in support for anti-capitalist candidates, reports Petros Constantinou.
"There's a danger of having any government of any composition led by a party which doesn't have a proper mandate across the country try to push through really difficult decisions. I think a lot of...
During last month's midterm elections in the US Californian voters narrowly rejected a proposal to legalise cannabis. But what does this mean for the policy of prohibition?
Louise Casey, former Asbo tsar, is recommending that the government curtail the right to request a jury trial for some offences. Matt Foot exposes the injustices at the heart of Britain's justice...
The Cock Tavern Theatre, Kilburn, London, until 11 December
New Orleans is often regarded as the birthplace of jazz. Martin Smith spoke to jazz musician Christian Scott about growing up in the city, the devastation after Katrina and making music to move...
George W Bush, Virgin Books, £25
Roland Camberton, Five Leaves, £9.99
Norton, Morris Dickstein, £13.99
Naomi Oreskes and Erik M Conway, Bloomsbury, £25
Carl Neville, Zero Books, £9.99
Jim Al-Khalili, Allen Lane, £25
Carol Kaesuk Yoon, Norton, £12.99
Ibrahim M Abu-Rabi' (ed), Pluto, £21.99
Ilan Pappe, Pluto, £14.99
Gavin Hyman, I.B. Taurus, £14.99
China Miéville (Pan £7.99)
The London of Kraken is a satisfyingly rich world of magic and madness, the exposition of which is sure to please fans of earlier Miéville...
Directors Reinhard Klooss and Holger Tappe, from 17 December
Directors Marc Silver and Gael García Bernal, Out now
Director Brian Welsh, from 10 December
Director Xavier Beauvois, From 3 December
The darkness of the BFI screening rooms for the 54th London Film Festival last month might have seemed one place of shelter from austerity woes and the far-off tinkle of shattered glass.
British Library, Until April 2011
Museum of London, until March 2011
Fela! - Soweto Kinch - Miral - Restrepo - Rosen