Big celebrations took place when US president Barack Obama announced that his administration had dropped plans to base a missile defence radar in...
This summer saw a sinister new development on the far right of British politics.
On the morning of 22 September French riot police razed a makeshift camp in Calais where mostly Afghan refugees were living as they waited to...
The current bickering between the three major parties about cuts in public spending started with accusations being tossed between them over who...
Foreign secretary David Miliband wrote in the Guardian last month on the impending UN security council meeting on nuclear disarmament.
Our increasingly poverty-stricken MPs are having an apparently tough time keeping up with debt repayments.
The war in Iraq left the country in ruins and the occupation in Afghanistan is being questioned on a scale not seen since the 2001 invasion.
Sabah Jawad has just returned from Iraq. He reports on a country still devastated by the effects of the war and explains how the very foundations of society have been shattered by the US.
Growing numbers of US soldiers are refusing to go and fight what they see as immoral wars, reports Dahr Jamail, who has recently written a book on the soldiers who won't return to the battlefield...
Lance Corporal Joe Glenton has been a soldier for five years. He first went to Afghanistan in 2006, but refused to return. Next month he faces a court martial for desertion.
New Labour has had 13 years to tackle inequality but the underfunded and toothless equalities watchdog falls far short of what's needed.
Braille was created 200 years ago by a blind school student. Paul Brown celebrates the fight of blind people to win its acceptance.
The 60th anniversary of the Chinese Revolution will be marked by the customary orchestrated celebrations in Tiananmen Square. In the first of a short series on China, Charlie Hore looks at how the...
In response to recent right wing attacks, workers are organising to put pressure on Hugo Chávez to deepen the revolution, reports Luke Stobart.
"I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat."
At the time of writing, UCU members at Tower Hamlets College in East London have been on all-out strike for three weeks.
Economic "reforms" for increased growth are often justified by the ruling class as being good for everyone. But what is the truth behind the statistics?
Last month James Murdoch, son of Rupert and CEO of News Corporation, gave a keynote lecture at the Edinburgh International Television Festival.
Economist and author Graham Turner talked to Socialist Review about his new book No Way to Run the Economy, why he believes Keynes is misunderstood and what he has learned from Marxist economics...
I would like to disagree with Tariq Ali's assertion (Interview, Socialist Review, September 2009) that the "mood in...
I agree with Ghada Karmi that there is no other solution than a one-state solution in Palestine (Feature, Socialist...
I have read Ghada Karmi's piece with great interest. She gives an excellent insight on the current political...
John Kampfner, Simon & Schuster, £18.99
Eric Holt-Gimenez and Raj Patel, Fahamu Books; £12.95
The opening pages of Joseph Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness contain a powerful description of the ideology of imperialism: "The conquest of the earth...is not a pretty thing when you look into it...
Thomas Keneally, Sceptre; £17.99
Tom Behan, Pluto Press; £18.99
Tariq Ali, Verso; £12.99
Michael Mansfield, Bloomsbury; £20
Paul Stewart, Ken Murphy, Andy Danford, Tony Richardson, Mike Richardson and Vicki Wass, Pluto; £19.99
Iain Banks, Little, Brown; £12.99
Dahr Jamail, Haymarket; £14.99
David Horspool, Viking; £25
Edward Carpenter - Tariq Ali - Caledonia - Hamzat's journey
Director Marco Bechis; Release date: out now
Directors Jacques Martineau and Olivier Ducastel; Release date: out now
Director Robert Guédiguian; Release date: 2 October
Directors Mike Wayne and Deirdre O'Neill
By Lucy Prebble, Royal Court Theatre, London; Until 7 November
London Film Festival - Richard Hawley - Africa in motion - Anish Kapoor - The Grapes of Wrath