Can the US be stopped? This is the question millions of people are asking as George Bush gears up to launch an attack against Iraq.
An important conference of rank and file trade unionists is set to take place in London on 16 March. Organised by the Socialist Alliance, the...
Nestlé and food safety - McDonald's strike victory - Bush and Enron
David Blunkett's white paper on asylum and immigration, 'Secure Borders, Safe Haven', published last month, will lead to further persecution of...
February 2002 has undoubtedly been Ariel Sharon's toughest month in power since his overwhelming election victory just over a year ago. A string...
Radical academic Noam Chomsky threw the spotlight on Turkey's repressive laws last month when he challenged the Turkish state security court to...
President Andres Pastrana has announced the end of the peace process with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (Farc).
The trial of Slobodan Milosevic opened in The Hague last month to much self righteous acclaim. Commentators were quick to draw comparisons with...
Bush and Blair are preparing to launch war on Iraq, but this could unleash opposition which they might find hard to contain.
For a nation swept by a mixture of self pity, paranoia and gung-ho aggression, it's not a great surprise that the US has announced a huge increase in military spending.
Remember the recent anthrax case in the US last year which led to the deaths of five people, with 13 others being infected?
With New Labour facing yet another cash for favours scandal it's little wonder that the public consider them even more sleazy than the Tories.
Women are fighting for the right to choose in Ireland's abortion referendum.
Mike Gonzalez examines the growing instability in South America.
This month sees presidential elections in Zimbabwe. Basker Vashee looks at President Mugabe's attempts to stay in power.
A statement from those who are protesting against Robert Mugabe.
What could be more stupid than the government's plans for the tube?
Is the recession coming to an end? Chris Harman is sceptical.
The global 'civilisers' have left a bloody legacy in Africa.
The general public was seriously underwhelmed by the death of Princess Margaret.
The central plank of Tony Blair's justification for his attack on public services is that privatisation is more efficient. Yet as the experience of Railtrack has shown, and as was reported by...
Chris Bambery's article about the revolt against Blair could not be more timely (February SR). Every day Blair's crisis gets deeper. His 'wreckers' speech unleashed enormous anger across the...
The launch of the European Network for Peace And Human Rights took place at the end of January in the European Parliament in Brussels.
In his review of Alfred Rosmer's book 'Trotsky and the Origins of Trotskyism' (February SR), John Molyneux says the argument about Zinoviev's role in the Comintern is 'obscure', and that Stalinism...
I was interested to read the review by Diana Swingler of Jane Jordan's biography of Josephine Butler (February SR).
John Molyneux's attempt to explain the popularity of Tolkien's 'The Lord of the Rings' from a left perspective is, I think, a little dubious (Letters, February SR).
Mike Gonzalez implies that the recent production of Channel 4's Shackleton gives the eponymous hero too much of a positive makeover when he should have been reviled for being just another ghastly...
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Review of 'Falun Gong's Challenge to China', Danny Schechter, Akashic Books £11.99
Review of 'Jihad', Ahmed Rashid, Yale £16.95
Review of 'The Global Media Atlas', Mark Balnaves, James Donald and Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, BFI Publishing £14.99
Review of 'Two Hours that Shook the World', Fred Halliday, Saqi Books £12.95
Review of 'That They May Face the Rising Sun', John McGahern, Faber £16.99
Review of 'Officer's Ward', director François Dupeyron
Review of 'The Shipping News', director Lasse Hallström
Review of 'From Hell', directors Albert and Allen Hughes
Review of 'If...', director Lindsay Anderson
Review of 'Charlotte Gray', director Gillian Armstrong
Review of 'Julius Caesar' by William Shakespeare, Barbican, London
John Molyneux reviews the new Andy Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern.
Review of exhibition 'Paul Klee: The Nature of Creation' at the Hayward Gallery, London
Review of 'The Syringa Tree' by Pamela Gien, National Theatre, London