Gordon Brown's government is waging class war against the rich, so claim the Tories - and the rich.
Proposed reforms of the House of Lords expenses system have run into trouble - the lords aren't happy.
Advertisers and bankers are of less value to society than hospital cleaners and child minders, according to a report published last month.
The new First Minister of the Welsh Assembly, Carwyn Jones, is a slight turn to the right from his predecessor, Rhodri Morgan, who retired last...
The Chilcot Inquiry into the Iraq war opened amid widespread scepticism in Britain and internationally.
"Officers and community support officers are reminded that we should not be stopping and searching people for taking photos," emailed Andy Trotter...
Tony Blair was guest speaker for Azerbaijan methanol producer Azmeco last month.
A year is a very long time in politics. The election of Barack Obama, the first black president of the US, symbolised hope and the possibility of change for millions of Americans. US writer and...
7.7 percent of households have no bank account.
There is a sharp rise in hunger in the US.
The highest rate of incarceration in the world.
"All our services are free and are provided by volunteers. The doctor is free; the dentist is free; the eye doctor is free."
The long war that is getting longer.
China is now widely tipped to challenge the power and dominance of the US in the next few decades. In the final part of our series on China, Charlie Hore assesses the global implications of China'...
A referendum has led to a constitutional ban on the construction of minarets on mosques. Charles-André Udry reports on the scapegoating of Muslims in the country.
"The instruments of war do have a role to play in preserving the peace." So said Barack Obama in Oslo last month as he accepted the Nobel Prize for Peace.
On the tenth anniversary of the Seattle protests the temptations and opportunities to misremember them were legion.
Last month's ballot result for industrial action by British Airways cabin crews showed how widespread the fear and anger about management attacks was.
Channel 4's new series, Cast Offs, proved to be a breath of fresh air in the world of media and disability.
Abu and Umm Shams are members of Harakat Abnaa elBalad (Sons of the Land Movement), a revolutionary organisation based in Israel and active since the 1960s. They talked to Chris Jones about life...
Socialist feminist and US academic Hester Eisenstein spoke to Sally Campbell and Judith Orr about her book, Feminism Seduced, and the challenges facing the women's movement in the US and worldwide...
The rise in homophobic attacks (Feature, Socialist Review, December 2009) is being met head-on by a confident and...
I wish to challenge John Richmond's argument (Feedback, Socialist Review, November 2009) and also to question his...
Roger van Zwanenberg's criticism of the theory of state capitalism to describe the USSR raises the question of what we mean by socialism today (Feedback,...
Terry Eagleton and Matthew Beaumont, Verso, £17.99
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Roberto Bolaño, Picador, £16.99
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Louis Begley, Yale University Press 2009, £18
Wu Ming, Verso, £14.99
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Tariq Ali, Chicago University Press, £9.99
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Mark Lawson, writing in the Guardian last month, asked, "Is this a new golden age for British theatre?"
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