'The centre cannot hold.' This is the conclusion of the French presidential election, whose results sent shock-waves around the world.
As polls closed after the first round of the French presidential election on 21 April exit polls were expected to confirm that the second round on...
Bush speech blunders - McDonalds sues complaining customers - US military fixes Star Wars tests
They came in their tens of thousands, young and old, black and white. Within hours of the news that Le Pen had come second in the first round of...
Can Le Pen's success be repeated in Britain? This is the big question as we go to press, with local elections only days away.
Four years ago it all looked so different. Social Democratic parties had swept to office in all but three European Union states, in some cases, as...
A terrible squealing and squawking has been set up by the ruling class and their experts as they pretend to be 'shocked' by Gordon Brown's Budget...
The Birmingham Defend Council Housing Campaign recall how they inflicted a serious defeat on New Labour.
Anger against Israel's murder of Palestinians has led to mass protests throughout the Middle East. Simon Assaf reports from Lebanon.
The deadly arms trade between Britain, the US and Israel
Israeli peace activist Neve Gordon is shocked at the actions of a former fellow student.
There was nothing generous in Israel's last offer to the Palestinians.
A revolution throughout the Middle East is key to solving the problems of the Palestinians, argued John Rose in 1986. We reprint an extract from his pamphlet.
Tom Behan looks at the growing working class struggle in Italy.
May Day has long been a celebration of working class movements and struggle. Keith Flett looks at the radical history of international workers' day and how this can provide inspiration for today...
Report from a Marxist Forum in Bristol
The rising cost of living and shortages of labour means London's workers now have more industrial power.
As renewed political crisis sweeps Argentina, Chris Harman following a recent visit to the country argues there is a huge opening for the revolutionary left, provided it breaks from its sectarian...
Has the dream of the hippy commune now turned into a nightmare?
Thatcher has at last agreed to shut up, although Tony Blair has now continued her legacy.
Alex Callinicos is right (April SR). Anti-capitalism is growing--and not just in Britain.
Alex Callinicos's article 'Unity in Diversity' (April SR) was a useful description of the relationship between revolutionaries and organisations such as Globalise Resistance and the Socialist...
Recently 90 people were arrested in Johannesburg after a demonstration at the mayor's house. Some 49 are still held in prison, awaiting trial. The demonstration was built by the Soweto Electricity...
Regarding the Walrus article on pensions 'Move Over Darling' (April SR), I think the article is too detached from the struggle and has no clear class content. There are also some important...
The Victor Serge Public Library has been functioning in Moscow for three years.
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Review of 'The Scar', China Miéville, Macmillan £17.99
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Review of 'Rethinking Welfare', Iain Ferguson, Michael Lavalette and Gerry Mooney, Sage £16.99
Review of 'At Swim, Two Boys', Jamie O'Neill, Scribner £19.99
Review of 'Tigers of the Snow', Jonathan Neale, Little, Brown £18.99
Review of 'Marx's Revenge', Meghnad Desai, Verso £19
Review of 'No Man's Land', director Danis Tanovic
Review of 'Shockheaded Peter' by Heinrich Hoffman, Albany Theatre, London
Review of 'Richard III' by William Shakespeare, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
Review of 'The Night Heron' by Jez Butterworth, Royal Court Theatre, London
Review of 'Red Clydeside' by Alistair Hulett, Jump Up Records
Review of Artists Against the War
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