Our election campaign in Preston was based on our record over the last four years; a record of combining local issues with national and...
Shirebrook is a former mining town in the North Derbyshire district of Bolsover, a rock solid Labour town at the heart of Dennis Skinner's...
Guatemalan teachers have held several strikes this year against attempts by President Oscar Berger to privatise Guatemala's 17,400 state schools...
"We don't get paid wages here," said a waiter at Chinatown's Furama Restaurant. "We only have tips of around £200 a week. The service charge goes...
Former defence minister Geoff Hoon has admitted to making mistakes over Iraq, but it was all Dick Cheney's fault.
Prisoners in Orange County, California, will no longer have to stay in crowded cells or miss mobile phone calls - if they have money.
People who get sacked from low paid jobs have nobody to blame but themselves, says Ken Livingstone.
As mainstream politicians line up behind business driven schools, author Francis Beckett and teacher Alasdair Smith check the small print and discuss how to stop the schemes.
The decision by Labour MPs to deny party members the chance to choose their new leader means Gordon Brown will take office at the end of June. Judith Orr looks at the problems he will face and the...
The severe electoral defeat of the left doesn't automatically mean a social defeat, argues Olivier Besancenot of the Ligue Communiste RÃvolutionnaire (LCR).
Will Gordon Brown pull the troops out of Iraq? He'd be a fool if he didn't try.
Wayne Rooney and I share something in common: not the football team he supported as a child (Everton) - and certainly not the one he plays for now - but the school he attended, Gillmoss School in...
The three main contenders for France's presidency last month were in agreement over one thing - the need for economic reform and increased accommodation for market forces.
When I was a young man way back in the days when Blair was a much loved performer and Brown was noted for his twin ambitions to be leader of the Labour Party and to drink Westminster dry (I speak...
Chris Harman is right to say that Gordon Brown is very lucky (In Perspective, May Socialist Review).
Why is it that just before the second round of the French elections Chris Harman tells Socialist Review...
Having just read Live Working or Die Fighting I was happy to see the enthusiastic review (Feature, Socialist Review...
Am I the only one who was disturbed by the penultimate paragraph of Beccy Reese's otherwise excellent review of Joel Kovel's Overcoming Zionism (Books...
When George Bush opened his offshore prison camp of Guantanamo in January 2002, he was proclaiming to the world that he and the US were above the law.
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