On 16 September 17 Iraqi civilians were killed by Blackwater contractors on a convoy escort operation.
The peculiar marriage between Hugo Chavez and Bush's man in the Americas - President Uribe of Colombia - has onlookers scratching their heads.
MPs have just been awarded an extra four days of holiday for 2008, taking their total to 91.
At the recent inauguration of a Moscow memorial to the victims of the gulag Nicolas Sarkozy made a fervent speech about the importance of human...
Last month, stories about naively bigoted Tories hit the newsstands quicker than you could say "political correctness gone mad".
If you want to boldly go where no market has gone before you'll need a way to pay for it.
The postal workers' strikes have seen 130,000 workers taking action, with picket lines in every town and city across the country. Charlie Kimber looks at the impact of the dispute and how the...
Against the backdrop of failure in Iraq, Afghanistan is often promoted as the enduringly justifiable, and winnable, war. Jonathan Neale explains why this is not the case, while former US...
When Nobel prize winner James Watson made racist comments about black people and intelligence last month, he was using his scientific credentials to legitimise bigotry.
As the Spanish state goes on the offensive against the Basque left and ETA, Manel Ros reports on developments since the ETA ceasefire ended in June.
Last month Gordon Brown became the nearly man.
No one can predict whether the recent financial crises will develop into a proper recession.
I might be a month late, but I think it is time to celebrate the October revolution. No, not the Russian one, but Wednesday 10 October 2007.
Fascism is so often used as an insult that any real analysis of its specific meaning is often obscured.
Chris Harman laments the historical "role of most British anthropology as the handmaiden of colonialism" (In Perspective, Socialist Review,...
Chris Harman's decision to watch BBC's Tribe may have been prompted purely by the dismal alternatives on offer at the time, but his column about it (In Perspective, Socialist Review...
Paul Haste's article on the development of a left alternative in Colombia was really inspiring (Letter from Colombia, Socialist Review,...
We live in times of great opportunities for the left. Wide layers of workers and activists around us are demanding increasingly sophisticated explanations and arguments about the way forward.
The Bays are one of the most exciting bands in Britain, with an innovative and unique sound. Yet you won't find their music in record shops. Band member Simon Richmond talks to Hannah Dee and...
At a time when Gordon Brown is cynically taking up the cause of Darfur in a vain attempt to find some moral high ground for New Labour to occupy, it is worth remembering the British Empire's...
Emine Sevgi Özdamar, Serpent's Tail, £10.99
Irène Némirovsky, Chatto & Windus, £12.99
Eds: Gerry Mooney and Alex Law, The Policy Press, £22.99
Deborah Cameron, Oxford University Press, £10.99
Philip Roth, Jonathan Cape, £16.99
Tony Benn, Hutchinson, £20
Kim Moody, The New Press, £15.99
Maryam Panah, Pluto Press, £35
Neil J Smelser, Princeton University Press, £17.95
Benjamin Zephaniah, Bloomsbury, £5.99
Eds: Baruch Hirson and Arthur J Knodel, Pluto, £19.99
Roddy Doyle, Jonathan Cape, £16.99
Linda Smith - children's SF - rendition thriller - lesbian mums
Director: Robert Redford; Release date: 9 November
Directors: Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady; Release date: 23 November
Director: Sarah Gavron; Release date: 16 November
Director: Kasi Lemmons; Release date: 23 November
The London Film Festival kicked off in mid-October with over 150 films from across the globe. A common thread is the desire to express the uncertainties of the modern world.
Director: Emanuele Crialese
Barbican, London, until 27 January 2008
Equiano in Birmingham - London Jazz Festival - Statement of Regret at the NT - We Insist! Freedom Now Suite by Max Roach - The World is Yours by Ian Brown