In recent months Iraq's oil workers have come into confrontation with the puppet government in Baghdad. Kamil Mahdi writes on a union movement...
At last, someone is standing up for fast food workers. Safe working conditions, reasonable pay and respectful management are mere side issues to...
The Irish elections saw Fianna Fáil emerge again as the largest party, but without an overall majority.
Public opposition to the arms trade has risen sharply in Britain, largely in response to a never-ending stream of scandals surrounding BAE Systems...
If you ever had the misfortune to grapple with visa applications to Britain you may be interested in a report from the independent monitor of UK...
Nice to see gender roles being challenged in a shop near you. Pencil cases now stocked in Woolworths bear the slogan "Boys are stupid, throw rocks...
Global warming threatens all humanity, but fighting it requires more than individual action, reliance on government or dropping other concerns. Chris Harman explains.
Lindsey German has written about and been active in struggles for women's rights for many years. She looks at the changing lives of women and explains what stimulated her to write her new book,...
Supporters of Israel want to undermine union support for the Palestinians. The left must be clear about imperialism's role in the region, and about how to maximise solidarity, writes Chris Harman...
People could be forgiven for thinking the recent fighting in Lebanon is due to clashes between fanatics. But, as Ayman Wehbe reports, it is part of the wider imperialist battle for the Middle East...
On 14 April this year Lebanese campaigners launched the people's tribunal to investigate the disappearances and massacres committed during Lebanon's 1975-90 civil war.
The political landscape is starting to change around the anti-war movement. The departure of Tony Blair from office much earlier than he would have preferred - itself the result of the catastrophe...
I was sorry that John McDonnell's campaign to stand as Labour Party leader came to a halt.
Both across the social sciences and in popular parlance, there has emerged what has been termed a plethora of capitals.
So, Gordon Brown has finally signalled his support for the city academy programme.
Howard Zinn argues that all history is partisan, it is just that some historians make a pretence that they are presenting straight history rather than their own prejudices (Interview, Socialist...
Black Gold (Film, Socialist Review, May 2007) is about the desperate plight of Ethiopian coffee farmers...
My first thought on reading Paul Sillett's excellent review of Julien Temple's Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwritten (Film, Socialist Review,...
Last month's Socialist Review caused some good debates at the mail sorting office where I work.
Anne Alexander spoke to Ghada Karmi about her new book and the situation in Palestine
Eric Hobsbawm, Little, Brown, £17.99
Lindsey German, Bookmarks, £12.99
Dan Hind, Verso, £14.99
John Berger, Verso, £14.99
Ayesha Siddiqa, Pluto Press, £19.99
Larry Elliot and Dan Atkinson, Constable, £7.99
Warwick Mansell, Politico's, £19.99
Christopher Hitchens, Atlantic Books, £17.99
Dinaw Mengestu, Jonathan Cape, £12.99
Robert Albritton, Pluto Press, £15.99
Howard Zinn, Seven Stories, £10.99 and £11.99
Editor: Brian Richardson, Bookmarks, £6.99
Andy Durgan, Palgrave, £14.50
Kevin Smith, Carbon Trade Watch
Wole Soyinka, Methuen, £19.99
Director: Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Release date: 27 July
Director: Asger Leth, Release date: 20 July
Director: Geoffrey Wright, Release date: 13 July
Director: Howard Davies, National Theatre, London until 18 August
Director: Peter Gill, The Old Vic, London until 18 August
Rapper K'Naan spoke to Colin Smith about growing up in Somalia and using beats against US foreign policy