August was a bad month for hawks.
With a 10 million square mile, 3 kilometre thick mass of soot and carbon monoxide hovering over South Asia, central Europe still recovering from...
Starbucks coffee cup sizes - London congestion charge - Lords head companies
The future of London's annual gay and lesbian Mardi Gras is in doubt. Organisers claim it lost nearly £450,000.
Germany's 22 September general election, widely predicted as the deathknell for the ruling Red-Green coalition, has suddenly become a result that...
The pressure for strikes is rising and could lead to major confrontations with the government this autumn.
'There Was No Rebellion' screamed the banner headline of Venezuela's biggest newspaper after the country's supreme court threw out charges against...
Israeli defence minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer recently reached an agreement with Palestinian interior minister Abdel Razak Yehiyah called the '...
The 'war on terror' was meant to bring peace. Instead, we are on the edge of much greater war with Iraq.
Is New Labour fighting terrorism or restricting our rights?
Pensions--once the bedrock of the welfare state--are under attack as never before. Solomon Hughes explains why this is connected to the spread of global capital.
Labour's crude currency of success in education is the market.
Sabby Sagall looks at the hidden history of support for international causes among British workers.
With the Johannesburg summit on sustainable development happening at the beginning of September, there are a number of websites giving alternative views to an event which will see large amounts of...
Who will miss the trade unions' lousiest right wing double act?
Chris Harman wonders whatever happened to the US economy's 'new paradigm'.
Holidays promise imagined places but only give us the familiar.
Do football and finance mix? Like oil and water.
We are from the French group Socialisme par en bas and we have read the letters (July/August SR) on the Chirac vote.
I disagree with those who argue it was right for socialists to call for a vote for Chirac in the second round of the French presidential elections (July/August SR).
John Shemeld, Jamie Rankin and Phil Webster argue that it was right to call for a vote for Chirac in the French presidential elections (July/August SR).
John Shemeld's letter (July/August SR) was well argued. Indeed for five minutes he convinced me.
Sabby Sagall's article on anti-Semitism (July/August SR) takes a very superficial attitude towards anti-Jewish sentiments in the Middle East.
Joe Cardwell and Mike Gonzalez are absolutely right to emphasise the links between sport and nationalism (July/August SR).
In his article on asylum seekers, 'Labour puts asylum seekers in focus' (July/August SR) Solomon Hughes refers to focus groups as 'guided discussions which reflect the prejudices of their...
Martin Smith's otherwise reasonable article on trade unionism (July/August SR) was spoiled by an inaccuracy.
I apologise to Billy Hayes for any misunderstanding.
Review of 'Six Days of War', Michael B Oren, Oxford University Press £25
Review of 'The Pig and the Skyscraper', Marco d'Eramo, Verso £20
Review of 'The Edge', Alan Gibbons, Orion Books £4.99
Review of 'The Moro Affair', Leonardo Sciascia, Granta £7.99
Review of 'Jose Clemente Orozco in the United States', eds. Renato Gonzáles Mello and Diane Miliotes, WW Norton £40.00
Review of 'The Complete Works of Isaac Babel', ed. Nathalie Babel, Picador £30.00
Review of 'What is History Now?', ed. David Cannadine, Macmillan £19.99
Review of 'Private Planet', David Cromwell, Jon Carpenter Publishing £12.99
Review of 'Road to Perdition', director Sam Mendes
Review of 'Secret Ballot', director Babak Payami
Dystopias on film
Review of 'The Coast of Utopia: Voyage, Shipwreck, Salvage' by Tom Stoppard, National Theatre, London
Review of Edinburgh Festival Theatre, Edinburgh
Review of 'Crisis', exhibition by Jess Hurd and Alke Schmidt, Vaults @ The Foundry, Shoreditch, London and of 'You are G8, We are 6 Billion' by Jonathan Neale, Vision £10