Jacob Middleton picks apart the claims that Respect has set aside class politics and is instead pushing a "communal" agenda that will appeal only to Muslims.
Dave Crouch looks at the role of the Communist Party in organising Jewish workers in London's East End from the 1930s to the 1950s.
Stephen Jay Gould, who died in 2002, was among the great scientists of his generation. Socialist Review spoke to Steven Rose, co-editor of a new collection of Gould's essays.
Last month the European Union (EU) voted through an agreement which allows European ships to fish off the coast of Western Sahara, illegally occupied by Morocco for the past 30 years.
Since the beginning of April this year at least 300 civilians have died as the ceasefire between the Sri Lankan government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) has begun to unravel.
May was a hot month in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. Four days of violence left up to 150 civilians, prison staff, police officers and suspects dead.
For over half a century the small Egyptian village of Kamshish in the Nile Delta has been a battleground between Egypt's landlords and its impoverished peasant farmers.
It's unusual for Hackney's New Labour council to come over all anti-capitalist. But wonders never cease. The council has threatened Nike with legal action after the sportswear giant produced a...
The self-styled "defenders of the West" should look a little closer to home before decrying Islam.
Playwright Henrik Ibsen was more than a pioneer of modern theatre: he carried a torch for all those who fight for women's liberation.
John Kenneth Galbraith, who died last month aged 98, received very mixed obituaries. This was because he challenged some of the conclusions of mainstream capitalist economics while continuing to...
Chris Harman is shockingly wrong to argue that "talk of an Israel lobby lets capitalism off the hook" (May SR...
While I agreed with much of what Chris Harman said about the Mearsheimer and Walt article (May SR), I was...
I doubt that the Bauhaus played such a founding role in the development of socially aware modernism as the review by Anindya Bhattacharyya suggests (...
Far from being an affront to the original ideal of the Bauhaus to change the environment through good, affordable design, the coffee mugs at the Tate Modern shop (see...
Brian Kelly looks at three new novels set in the period between the American Revolution and the end of the civil war that put slavery and racism centre stage.
Review of 'Black Shirt', Stephen Dorril, Viking £30
Review of 'The War For Children's Minds', Stephen Law, Routledge £14.99
Review of 'Fatal Purity', Ruth Scurr, Chatto & Windus £20
Review of 'University of Hunger', Martin Carter, editor Gemma Robinson, Bloodaxe £12
The revival of radicalism in today's cinema has precedents. Stephen Philip looks at the influence of Communists on radical cinema.
Review of 'Thank You For Smoking', director Jason Reitman
Review of 'Lobo', director Miguel Courtois
Review of 'Dumplings', director Fruit Chan
Review of '10th District Court', director Raymond Depardon
Review of Word Into Art, British Museum, London: Jonathan Maunder welcomes an exhibition of modern art from the Middle East.