The year opened with the world looking a much more unstable place than 12 months ago. It is embroiled in war, threatened with deep recession, and...
Javier Carles reports from the streets of Argentina.
Capita to process TV licence fees - Harry Potter and Coca Cola - Big increase in US military spending
Protests, strikes and demonstrations by Argentina's workers against cuts and austerity forced the appointment of the fifth president in two weeks...
Alan Milburn's plan to hand NHS patients to Bupa adds a new intensity to Labour's privatisation plans. However, his party's other market-driven...
Can we rely on press reports of the war in Afghanistan?
The world's only superpower combines military strength with economic and political weakness.
Yasser Arafat faces considerable opposition from erstwhile supporters.
Spontaneous activity is not enough - we need collective organisation.
Race in Britain
What is "Britishness"?
Interview with Nigerian socialist Femi Aborisade
John Parrington examines the controversy over the cloning of human embryos.
Fantasy writer China Miéville looks at the ideas and work of JRR Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings.
The history and myths behind Japan's imperial dynasty
The collapse of Enron has shone the torch into a cellar full of crimes.
Why has the anti-war movement in France has not matched others?
Labour's chair is an old acquaintance of Pat Stack who recalls fond memories
I've just read the discussion between Luca Casarini and Alex Callinicos on war and state repression (December SR).
The discussion between Luca Casarini and Alex Callinicos was fascinating both for the wide areas where Luca and Alex agreed as well as where they disagreed.
Shortly after the 'Guardian' published my essay on why blacks should fight against the war, someone e-mailed me.
The student anti-war movement continues to build here [in Berkeley, California, USA].
We would not be human if we were not disappointed that James Martell and Euromin had been found not guilty of Simon Jones's manslaughter.
Review of 'Spaces of Capital', David Harvey, Edinburgh University Press £16.99
Review of 'Marx and Engels: Collected Works Volume 48', Lawrence and Wishart £45
Review of 'Rogue State', William Blum, Zed Books £15.95
Review of 'What is History?', E H Carr, Palgrave £9.99
Review of 'Made in Indonesia', Dan La Botz, South End Press £12.99
Review of 'A New World Order', Caryl Phillips, Secker & Warburg £17.99
Review of 'Reflections', Edward W Said, Granta £20
Review of 'Dictionary of Labour Biography', ed. Greg Rosen, Politicos £30
Review of 'Mulholland Drive', director David Lynch
Review of 'Monsoon Wedding', director Mira Nair
Review of "No Man's Land" by Harold Pinter, Lyttleton Theatre, London
Review of 'Dark Days', director Marc Singer
Review of Rachel Whiteread Exhibition
Review of Tracy Emin's exhibition 'Telling Tales' at the Tate Gallery, Liverpool