The strength of the anti-war movement has ensured that Iraq has become the defining issue for Tony Blair's second term.
The mass movement is on the move. It is coming to London and the European Social Forum (ESF) this month.
Matt Foot looks at the implications of Asbos, from the ridiculous to the draconian.
Serious injuries such as scalpings, fractures and burns have been removed from the Health and Safety Executive's 'mandatory investigation'...
Widely billed as 'Russia's 9/11', the Beslan hostage tragedy in September, and the downing of two passenger aircraft by Chechen suicide bombers...
Ukraine, by far the biggest of the former Soviet satellites, continues to be rocked by a scandal over the murder of a journalist.
Regardless of who wins the election in Australia [the result was due just after Socialist Review went to press] one group that is certain...
Earlier this year Nir Rosen of Asia Times visited the resistance-held city of Fallujah. This is an edited version of his travelogue, which can be read in full at...
Manoeuvres at Labour Party conference showed contempt for democracy here and in Iraq.
Andrew Stone questions the claims of some dubious representatives of the Iraqi working class.
As David Blunkett attempts to create a climate of fear, Mubin Haq looks at the real impact of the proposed Civil Contingencies Bill.
Prescriptions for more market forces in the NHS are not a healthy development, writes Allyson Pollock.
Deep inside Silvio Berlusconi's batcave, did the demon Bliar really imagine that all he needed to do was to round up a few other cartoon baddies like Milburn and Mandelson to startle the nation...
The anti-capitalist and anti-war movements of the last five years show enormous similarities with the movements of the late 1960s and early 1970s. But there is, so far, one big difference.
Hurricane Ivan highlights US rulers' contempt for the black and poor - a contempt echoed by John Kerry's campaign
Film websites are becoming venues for heated political debates.
'Cocky, aloof and arrogant' was how the Guardian described him. 'A preening male chauvinist pig' was the opinion of the Independent on Sunday's editorial. A Tory columnist summed him...
Radicalisation ('The Heat is On the Bosses', September SR)? You'd better believe it!
Socialist Review was right to say last month that confidence is beginning to return to the rank and file....
Phil Knight's article on Dylan Thomas (September SR) mentions his screenplay Rebecca's Daughters as...
Thank you, Hugh Lowe, (Letters, September SR) for your intelligent and informative insights into the pension...
The Sheffield Socialist Review book club met for the first time on a cold Sunday evening last month in the extremely pleasant surroundings of Cafe #9 in Nether Edge.
The politics of Perry Anderson reveal a lot to Kevin Best.
Review of 'The Closed Circle' by Jonathan Coe, Viking £17.99
Review of 'What's Wrong with America?' by Jonathan Neale, Vision £10.99
Review of 'NHS plc' by Allyson M Pollock, Verso £15.99
Review of 'Violence and the Great Estates in the South of Italy' by Frank Snowden, Cambridge University Press £18.99
Review of 'Persepolis 2' by Marjane Satrapi, Jonathan Cape £12.99
Review of 'Stalin's British Victims' by Francis Beckett, Sutton £20
Review of 'Love All the People' by Bill Hicks, Constable £12.99
Discount CD shops buy up Trotsky - Where next for anti-capitalism? - Michael Moore latest - Political cartoon books - Hardt and Negri reach a mass market
Review of 'Inside I'm Dancing', director Damien O'Donnell
Review of 'My Summer of Love', director Pawil Pawlikowski
Review of 'Bride and Prejudice', director Gurinder Chadha
Two different revenge movies - Film festivals are turning political
Review of '1984', director Michael Radford
Review of 'Embedded' by Tim Robbins, Riverside Studios and 'Stuff Happens' by David Hare, National Theatre
Review of 'Black President: The Art and Legacy of Fela Anikulapo-Kuti', Barbican Centre, London
'As concerned mothers, women and most importantly concerned Americans, we are compelled to do what we can to inspire other voters to get involved in this year's election. We hope our participation...
A handful of albums stand out among the popular music industry's early autumn releases.
Before the age of television, the work of photographers was often the only source of visual information to a public hungry for news. Henri Cartier-Bresson, who died recently at the age of 96, was...