Socialist Review issue

July / August 2005 #298

News

by Editorial

It wasn't long ago that the world's leaders could meet for conferences in glorious isolation. The anti-capitalist protests of the last few years...

by Editorial

The latest US military offensive, codenamed 'Operation Spear' and supported by British warplanes, on the so called 'village' of Karabila near the...

Features

Feature
Alex Callinicos

Alex Callinicos examines the problems facing Europe's ruling class.

Feature
Chris Harman

The actuality of revolution in the 21st century. That was what was on display on the streets of Bolivia's capital, La Paz, last month.

Feature
Mary Black, Andrew Stone

Mary Black and Andrew Stone attack New Labour's desire for a nuclear renaissance.

Feature
Jonathan Neale

We can deal with the challenge of climate change, argues Jonathan Neale.

Feature
Mike Davis

Urban poverty and climatic hazards are a deadly cocktail for millions, as Mike Davis explains.

Feature
Hassan Mahamdallie

Communists in Harlem, just republished, is the celebrated account of the relationship between communism and the black struggle in the US. Hassan Mahamdallie speaks to its author Mark Naison...

Opinion

Columnists
by Martin Empson

Be careful what you reveal about your workplace.

Columnists
by Andrew Stone

Britain's empire is nothing to be proud of.

Interviews

by Ian Rappel, by Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky speaks to Ian Rappel about resisting the G8.

Letters

by Oliver Swingler

Thanks for Tim Webb's excellent article on Britain's nuclear proliferation (June SR).

by Howayda Taha

Many questions were raised in my mind when I read Phil Marshall's article 'Egypt: Enough is Enough' (May SR...

by Toby Shelley

I would like to thank Naomi James for her review of my book on the Western Sahara (SR, June 2005) but may I...

by Pete Glatter

I'd like to add a few points to the article by Mike Gonzalez on Frida Kahlo (June SR).

Reviews

Books
by Tim Sanders

Tim Sanders discovers the radical Sinatra.

Books
by Ian Taylor

Review of 'Conversations with Tariq Ali', Tariq Ali and David Barsamian, The New Press £8.99

Books
by Kevin Devine

Review of 'A Rebel's Guide to Lenin', Ian Birchall, Bookmarks £2

Books
by Ghada Karmi

Review of 'On the Border', Michael Warschawski, Pluto £14.99

Books
by Liv Lewitschnik

Review of 'Ripped and Torn', Amaranta Wright, Ebury £10.99

Books
by Tom Wall

Review of 'Human Cargo', Caroline Moorehead, Chatto & Windus £12.99

Books
by Tony Staunton

Review of 'Britain in Numbers', Simon Briscoe, Politico's £14.99

Books
by Judy Cox

Review of 'An Easy Thing', Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Friction £7.99

Books
by Keith Flett

Review of 'Bevan', Clare Beckett and Francis Beckett, Haus Books £9.99

Books
by Jonathan Maunder

Review of 'Taking Back the Academy', editors Jim Downs and Jennifer Manion, Routledge £18.99

Books
by Ron Senchak

Review of 'The American War', Jonathan Neale, Bookmarks £10

Books
by Ben Morris

Review of 'United We Stand', Alastair Reid, Penguin £14.99

Film
by Gareth Jenkins

Review of 'The Last Mitterrand', director Robert Guédiguian

Film
by Chris Nineham

Review of 'Silver City', director John Sayles

Film
by Naz Massoumi

Review of 'Punishment Park', director Peter Watkins

Film
by Emma Bircham

Review of 'Crash', director Paul Harris

Film
by Stephen Philip

Dark Water' gets US remake - Frothing US right prompts a competition - Film history book for summer

Theatre
by Mark Brown

Review of 'Black Sun Over Genoa' by Theatre Workshop and 'Tipping Point' by Davey Anderson

Theatre
by Morag McDonald

Review of 'The UN Inspector' by David Farr, National Theatre, London

Theatre
by Sabby Sagall

Review of 'Death of a Salesman' by Arthur Miller, Lyric Theatre, London

Music
by Alvin Ross Carpio (A.R.C)

East London Explosion

Art / Exhibitions
by Ruairidh MacLean

Ruairidh MacLean on black pride in the arts.

Art / Exhibitions
by Tom Jenkins

Review of 'Summer of Love - Art of the Psychedelic Era', Liverpool Tate