Tony Blair remains prime minister not on the basis of the popular will, but through the support of the chancellor, Gordon Brown, and the...
The Hutton inquiry cut into the government, exposing the messy lies and distortions underneath Blair's Iraq claims. The Hutton report puts a nice...
Employer's guide to legal loopholes - European Commission skateboard ban - Labour website gap
While Tony Blair clung to weapons of mass destruction (WMD) as the justification for war on Iraq, the US administration tended to hold more with...
The World Social Forum (WSF) that took place last month in Mumbai (Bombay) represented another immense step forward for the anti-capitalist...
Staff at the TV Centre, Broadcasting House and other BBC buildings round the country showed what they thought of the Hutton report when they...
After years of resentment over poverty pay the dam has finally burst in the civil service.
The government has proposed to sharpen the teeth of one of the country's 23 accounting regulators in the hope of avoiding a possible Enron scandal...
The death of Haydar Aliyev, the 80 year old president of Azerbaijan, was less than headline news in the west. Once a key figure in the 'evil...
As Respect is launched John Molyneux looks at the political and historical context of the coalition - and seeks to answer the doubters.
Julie Bundy and Gareth Jenkins spoke to activists at the launch convention about how they see the coalition developing.
Karl Marx continues to be damned because of the revolutionary power he identified, argues Paul Foot.
To New Labour, schools are factories churning out workers, but how could education be run in an equal society, asks poet Michael Rosen.
Martin Smith talks to Denys Baptiste about his new album, the civil rights movement and the struggle for freedom and justice today.
Modern language, science and culture owes much to the Muslim empire of the early Middle Ages.
Haiti's current crisis is rooted in its history of colonialism.
This month brings an email from an activist with the AUT at a major British university. He describes how email and the internet have become useful tools in their attempt to organise workers at the...
Shocking new figures have put equal pay back on the agenda.
Coalitions can't substitute for revolutionary organisation but are a vital prerequisite.
The free market means a maze of fortified borderposts.
A decade on, the Zapatistas still inspire resistance, writes Mike Gonzalez.
Is political correctness the problem, or just old-fashioned bigotry?
Jamie Rankin didn't appreciate Neil Davidson's critique of Scottish nationalism, arguing, 'It is as legitimate to feel that Scotland has been oppressed by England since 1296 as it is to believe...
The Walrus's column (December SR) on union strategies for combating offshoring was interesting on a number of levels.
A short postscript to your article on political developments in south and west Essex (January SR).
This is an appeal by the Marxist Internet Archive.
How is it possible to reduce inflation overnight? Simple - switch to a new method of measuring it that consistently records a lower figure.
Review of 'This Is Not My Nose', Michael Rosen, Penguin £7.99
Review of 'Crossroads of Freedom', James M McPherson, Penguin £7.99
Review of 'The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time', Mark Haddon, Jonathon Cape £10.99
Review of 'The Balkan Socialist Tradition', Editors Dragan Plavsic and
Andreja Zivkovic, Revolutionary History £12.95
Review of 'Fat Wars', Ellen Ruppel Shell, Atlantic £8.99
Review of 'The No-Nonsense Guide to HIV/Aids', Shereen Usdin, Verso £7
Review of 'North Korea', Bruce Cumings, New Press £14.95
Review of 'Tropical Truth', Caetano Veloso, Bloomsbury £10.99
Review of 'Dogville', director Lars Von Trier
Review of 'American Splendor', directors Shari Springer Bergman and Robert Pulcini, and 'Lost in Translation', director Sofia Coppola
Review of 'Last Party 2000', directors Rebecca Chaiklin and Donovan Leitch
An interview with Alistair Hulett and Martin McCardie.
Review of 'The Permanent Way' by David Hare, National Theatre, London, then touring
Review of 'His Dark Materials' by Nicholas Wright, National Theatre, London