The Nazi British National Party (BNP) had hoped to build on the election of their two MEPs in June. Instead they have found themselves hounded...
The front pages of the evening papers on 1 April reported a battle being waged by brave police against rampaging hordes of anarchists in the City...
Britain secures privileged access to Libya's oil riches; Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi claims a diplomatic victory on the eve of celebrations to...
"Global Economic Recovery Is Growing, Says IMF." This Daily Mail headline was typical of the media's response to signs of economic recovery in...
Oddly enough, this magazine didn't review the Matthew Horne and James Corden film, Lesbian Vampire Killers.
Sarah Ferguson donated ten days of her life to visit and sort out Manchester's Northern Moor housing estate for ITV's The Duchess on the Estate...
Unofficial strikes, occupations and rank and file action - we need to learn from the new struggles by trade unionists and non-unionised workers alike, argues Charlie Kimber.
When a group of ununionised Vestas workers occupied their factory this summer they had to learn fast. Vestas worker Ian Terry writes about the lessons of the struggle.
The workers at Vestas on the Isle of Wight have not won yet. But even without winning, they have done more for environmental politics in this country than a hundred conferences.
Revelations of illegal practices on Rupert Murdoch's newspapers show one aspect of a media empire built on deceit. Ian Taylor considers News Corporation, New Labour and the move that made Murdoch'...
As the US makes plans for new talks between Israel and Mahmoud Abbas's administration, Palestinian author and activist Ghada Karmi, just back from the Occupied Territories, challenges the claim...
Angry at betrayals by leaders of the national liberation movement, working class protests are taking on a new militancy, reports Trevor Ngwane.
The summer of 2009 marked the time when the war in Afghanistan came back to haunt the British government.
There can be no guarantee as to which forces will win out in Tehran. But those on the left who were hostile to the huge protests are in danger of lining up with those who want to crush the...
This summer Love Music Hate Racism (LMHR) was invited to open one of the largest European music festivals, the Sziget festival in Budapest, and I was sent along to compere the event.
When thousands of women workers went on strike on International Women's Day in Petrograd, Russia, in 1917 they had ignored advice from Bolshevik party leaders to "keep cool".
Rising military casualties have stimulated public debate about the war in Afghanistan. Judith Orr asks writer, broadcaster and activist Tariq Ali about the war and the prospects for the US...
Alex Callinicos is correct that there is not a generalised shift to the right in British society (Feature, Socialist...
Compare the media coverage of the elections in Iran and Afghanistan. When Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won the disputed presidential election in Iran in June the Western media celebrated the mass protests...
David Lawday, Jonathan Cape; £20
Sharon Beder, Pluto; £15.99
Ernst Bloch, Verso; £14.99
Abi Grant, Picador; £11.99
Norbert Lynton, Yale University Press; £35
Malalai Joya, Rider Books; £11.99
Walden Bello, Verso; £7.99
Pauline Melville, Telegram Books; £12.99
Ben White, Pluto; £9.99
Eds: Mark Bould and China Miéville, Pluto; £19.99
Burma - Resistance - Michael Rosen - Streets
Steven Lukes, Verso; £7.99
Director: Kathryn Bigelow; Release date: out now
Director: Simon Pearce; Release date: 11 September
Director: Andrea Arnold; Release date: 11 September
Director: Pedro Almodovar; Release date: out now
This year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe included shows about those involved in political struggle along with a powerful new play from a theatre company campaigning against rendition.
In the Loop - Miners' Strike - Thomas Paine - Picasso - Monkeys