The media reports surrounding recent events in Kenya have tended to portray it as yet another "tribal" clash.
The crisis of legitimacy faced by Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf has been exacerbated by the assassination of Benazir Bhutto last December....
A defence select committee of MPs has reported that the morale of British troops has fallen dramatically over the past several years, leading to a...
Striking screenwriter Howard Rodman spoke to Socialist Review about challenging the studios over royalties from the "new media".
Following the negative reception to recent data losses the public are yet to warm to the idea of ID cards. Leaked reports (can they not keep their...
Companies such as McDonald's are now eligible to award nationally recognised qualifications equal to A Levels and advanced diplomas, the...
Every time economic crises develop they are described as aberrations in an otherwise rational and balanced system. Chris Harman looks at the roots and implications of the recent credit crunch, and...
The South African constitution is one of the most advanced in the world when it comes to LGBT rights. Viv Smith, a gay rights activist who worked for the ANC during the writing of the constitution...
In his new book, Flat Earth News, award-winning journalist Nick Davies argues that the main threat to truth-telling journalism has moved from propagandist proprietors such as Lord...
When Algerian journalist Henri Alleg published his account of being tortured at the hands of the French colonial regime it became an instant bestseller. Ian Birchall tells us why the book is still...
The Serbian elections highlight the imperialist powers' scramble for influence. But, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica, neither the West nor Moscow will benefit ordinary Serbs.
The election for London mayor is shaping up to be a celebrity clash between the incumbent mayor, Ken Livingstone, and his main rival, the Tory Neanderthal MP for Henley, Boris Johnson.
The National Union of Teachers (NUT) is preparing to ballot over 200,000 members in England and Wales for strike action against below inflation pay rises.
"Mad Men was a term used in the late 1950s to describe the advertising executives of Madison Avenue, New York. They coined it."
Why does the BBC History magazine have a special issue devoted to the British Empire in 2008?
The articles on the strike wave that has been rocking Egypt's ruling class were brilliant (Feature, Socialist Review,...
I think Colin Wilson was a little too harsh in his review of The Kite Runner (Culture, Socialist Review, January...
Local government relies on agency workers to cover for staff who are either on holiday or long term sick leave.
Forrest Hylton and Sinclair Thomson
Jonathan Steele, IB Tauris, £20
Anthony Read, Jonathan Cape, £25
Nick Davies, Chatto and Windus, £17.99
Steven Pinker, Penguin, £25
Sudhir Venkatesh, Allen Lane, £18.99
John Throne, The Drumkeen Press, £10.99
Eric Toussaint, Pluto, £16.99
Desmond Morris, Jonathan Cape, £18.99
Iain M. Banks, Orbit, £18.99
World working class - black and British in the 60s and 70s - Iraq graphic novel - political teddy bears
Oliver James, Vermilion, Oliver James
Director: Nick Broomfield; Release date: Out now
Director: Tamara Jenkins; Release date: Out now
Directors: Nadia Conners and Leila Conners Petersen; Release date: 15 February
Director: Tim Burton; Release date: out now
Director: Paul Thomas Anderson; Release date: 8 February
Directors Alberto Yoel, Roberto Sanmartin, Yailene Sierra and Benito Zambrano; Release date: out now
Let There be Love - Weapons of Happiness - Roots - The Living Unknown Soldier - Shadow Language
Royal Academy of Arts
Anti-war art in Aberdare - Pilger documentary - anti-war Iraqi school students - Joy Division - war photos