The results of the first round of the French presidential elections on 22 April were another sign of the deep political turmoil which sometimes...
As the Tories accelerate the drive for schools to become Academies,
Terry Wrigley looks at why local education authorities are being...
The London 2012 Olympics look set to be a jamboree of profiteering and nationalism. Brian Richardson recalls how past Olympics have been the site of struggles against racism
When Seb Coe invited the International Olympic Committee to select London as hosts of the 2012 Games he justified the bid in simple terms. If London won, he promised, more people would take part...
Respect's landslide by-election victory, which swept George Galloway back into parliament as the MP for Bradford West, sent shockwaves through the mainstream parties. Mark L Thomas looks at why...
Marxists are sometimes accussed of being dismissive of oppression, preferring to emphasise the importance of class. Sara Bennett explains why socialists argue for working class unity as the best...
The Arab Spring is far from over. In the wake of controversy over the Formula One race, Dominic Kavakeb looks at the movement in Bahrain, while Mirfat Sulaiman considers the ongoing uprising in...
Brian O'Boyle considers the growing militant anti-austerity movement in Ireland
Since 17 April 2012 (Palestinian Prisoners Day) a new wave of resistance has been launched by political prisoners in Israeli jails. Around 1,600 prisoners declared that they were starting an...
This government just won't let up. Its latest wheeze is a plan to introduce "regional pay".
The panic that ensued when tanker drivers threatened to strike recently brought home the absolute centrality of oil to our modern economy.
The death of Adrienne Rich leads Colin Wilson to recall the lesbian feminist politics of the 1980s
Daniel A Gordon
Edited by Elizabeth Humphrys, Guy Rundle and Tad Tietze
John Steinbeck, first published in 1939
Director Kevin MacDonald
Release date: out now
Director Karl Markovics
Release date: out now
Director Heiko Lange
Director Sacha Wares
Young Vic, London, until 13 May
Matt's Gallery, Mile End, London