With up to 50 percent cuts looming, it looks like the party's over at the "Ministry of Fun".
There has been a lot of talk on newspaper technology pages recently about the threat to "net neutrality" - the principle that all information...
The streets of the city of Potosí, 600 kilometres south east of the capital, La Paz, are desolate, distended with the uncollected garbage of 18...
While most school students face an uncertain future of dilapidated school buildings and funding cuts, one section of society already receives...
Your Freedom, a new Downing Street website through which people can suggest ways in which civil liberties can be restored and unnecessary laws...
The Con-Dem coalition has launched an all-out assault on the public sector and the welfare state in the name of reducing the budget deficit. What will be the impact of these austerity measures?...
The environmental record of a government that once described itself as "the greenest ever" is already deeply worrying.
As the war in Afghanistan continues without an end in sight, Dave Crouch delves into the testimony of serving soldiers to reveal the full horror of an unwinnable conflict.
It has been a hot summer in Turkey. For two months it hasn't dipped below 30°C even in the cooler parts of the country, but the political temperature has been even higher.
"In our new welfare contract our message is simple. Do the right thing and we will back you all the way but fail to take responsibility and the free ride is over" - A New Welfare Contract, the...
Low-paid workers in the Global South are often dismissed as powerless. But Bangladeshi garment workers are leading a fightback.
Earlier this summer I found myself walking around the Pilsen district of Chicago. Migrant Mexican workers settled in the neighbourhood in the 1960s.
The recent floods have caused devastation in Pakistan, leading to an estimated 20 million people losing their homes and livelihoods. Karachi socialist Sartaj Khan tells Geoff Brown about the...
As both politician and media magnate, Silvio Berlusconi arguably holds more power than any Italian leader since Mussolini. Erik Gandini spoke to Louis Bayman about his documentary film, Videocracy...
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Zizek – Mr Casement – Smile or Die - Tolpuddle
Director: Julia Bacha; Release date: 24 September
Director: Fritz Lang; Release date: 10 September
Directors: Laura Gabbert and Justin Schein; Release date: 3 September
Director: Daniel Alfredson; Release date: out now
It was difficult to miss the Guantanamo installation when arriving at Edinburgh's West End during the festival. Orange-suited figures, hooded and cuffed, were squeezed into various points of St...
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Romantics – Tongues – Bedlam - Nothing is Forever - Sus