Fidel Castro has resigned from his position as head of the government of Cuba after 49 years in charge.
George Bush's five nation visit to Africa last month received some absurd congratulations.
"The management freedom given to academies should be rolled out across the whole state sector," said Richard Tice, chair of Northampton Academy...
The cost of living rose at an annual rate of 2.2 percent in January if you believe the government's Consumer Price Index (CPI).
Marshall Adame, ex-marine and Democrat congressional candidate for North Carolina, has incurred the wrath of mercenary firm Blackwater, whose 7000...
Back in 2000 Fox News announced George W Bush's "victory" before the results had even finished being counted, leading to the widespread media...
The occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan look ever more entrenched. But, Paul Rogers argues, the only solution for the world's most powerful nation and its allies will be withdrawal
It started with an article on a private security company in Bosnia. Solomon Hughes then became drawn into an investigation which was to expose the ever growing profits made from the privatisation...
We need to get ready for a big battle over abortion rights, argues Judith Orr, and the deluge of moral outrage about women's lives that will accompany it
The City of London has become a tax haven for the super-rich, overseen by Gordon Brown with, alarmingly, no complaints from Mayor Ken Livingstone. Patrick Ward looks at the history and humbug that...
Growing economic inequality and corruption have led to huge gains by the left. Christine Buchholz writes about the successes of Die Linke, and the challenges ahead
Race has been an issue in London all my life.
Once again public services are under attack. The current round of government grant settlements, essential money for local authorities from central government, has been decided.
If, as some people on the left claim, the term "imperialism" is out of date, who are the world's multinationals depending on to defend their interests?
"Could we film you going into your house?" asks filmmaker Spike Lee of Mrs Blanchard.
Terence Blanchard's latest album, A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina), is about the abandonment of the people of New Orleans by the Bush administration. Here the composer,...
Bob Dylan's song "The Lonesome Death of Hattie Carroll" begins with words that are the cornerstone of justification for the justice system in model capitalist democracies.
Chris Harman's article on the financial crisis (Feature, Socialist Review, February 2008) highlighted the...
One of the most insidious of crimes committed by the Thatcher government was the privatisation of the building societies (Feature, Socialist Review,...
It was interesting to read about the struggles in Kenya following the elections (Frontlines, Socialist Review, ...
It was good to read Alex Kenny's column on the NUT teachers' union ballot and pay campaign (Union-made, Socialist Review,...
Stephen Ball, Policy Press, £12.99
Robert Peston, Hodder & Stoughton, £20
Fred Wander, Granta, £12.99
Daniel S Greenberg, Chicago University Press, £14
Donald Sassoon, Harperpress, £14.99
Alaa Al Aswany, AUC Press, £13.50
David Miller and William Dinan, Pluto Press, £14.99
Tim Weiner, Allen Lane, £25
Kasra Naji, IB Tauris, £12.99
Joseph Siracusa, Oxford University Press, £6.99
Khaled Al Khamissi, Aflame Books, £8
United Fruit Company - Degrees of climate change - Miéville for children - Migrant fruit picker fiction
Director: Brian De Palma; Release date: 14 March
Director: Fatih Akin; Release date: out now
Director: Sylvester Stallone; Release date: out now
Director: Philippe Aractingi; Release date: 21 March
A glance at some upcoming intriguing and challenging plays
Bodleian Library, Oxford, until 26 April
Hayward Gallery, London, Until 27 April
Pioneering modern art - machines for living - radical exhibition - imperialist history - TV triumph