In September the Home Office gave permission for a year long trial of taser electric shock weapons to non firearm trained police officers.
According to an Associated Press poll in February, the average US citizen believes the Iraqi death toll to be just 9,890.
Students are not allowed to talk to one another unless they have been noted as having been very well behaved. As the children suffer serious...
The recent ructions in financial markets and the collapse of Northern Rock have a familiar ring.
As town square debates on Hugo Chavez's constitutional amendments rage in Venezuela, Mike Gonzalez considers whether they will deepen democracy or further centralise power.
What can an internet-surfing generation learn from the struggle of workers, soldiers and peasants 90 years ago? Abbie Bakan celebrates the Russian Revolution of October 1917
Much has been written about the American Civil War, but less is known about the decisive role of black soldiers in the conflict. Michael Bradley unearths the role of free blacks and escaped slaves...
When workers occupied the Chilavert printshop in Buenos Aires it was threatened with closure. Ernesto Gonzalez, a Chilavert printer, describes running the factory under workers' control.
Anyone who has recently tried to obtain a mortgage or loan will have known Northern Rock long before the current crisis broke - it was a byword for favourable rates.
The sight of Gordon Brown greeting Margaret Thatcher warmly at the door of Number 10 must have left most Labour supporters aghast.
We are encouraged to believe that capitalism is the natural and only way for people to live. But, unexpectedly, for all their faults, glimpses of other cultures in TV programmes like Tribe...
Atlanta International Airport is a major transportation centre for US troops going to serve in Iraq. I happened to be passing through the day after General Petraeus gave his report on the so...
The ecological relationship between human society and the planet's environment has become a major preoccupation for thousands of people around the world.
In her column last month (In my view, Socialist Review, September 2007) Lindsey German implies several steps...
Billy Hayes, in his article on old fashioned values (Union-made, Socialist Review, September 2007), made a...
I think Tim Sanders's and Keith Flett's rendering of Chris Harman's A People's History of the World in cartoon form should be congratulated for bringing this masterly work to an audience...
Naomi Klein talks about her new book with Chris Nineham and discusses some of the controversies it has raised.
Raj Patel, Portobello Books, £16.99
Eds: Mike Haynes and Jim Wolfreys, Verso, £17.99
Alexander Rabinowitch, Indiana University Press, £17.99
Eds: Mike Davis and Daniel Bertrand Monk, The New Press, £16.99
Eds: Lloyd C Gardner and Marilyn B Young, The New Press, £17.99
David Eisenbach, Carroll and Graf, £9.99
Hari Kunzru, Hamish Hamilton, £16.99
Various, Verso, £7.99
The Occupation - Marx in London - Street Art and the War on Terror - Weather or Not... It's a Climate for Change
Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Release date: 5 October
Director: Gavin Hood; Release date: 19 October
Director: Michael Moore; Release date: 26 October
Director: Tony Gilroy; Release date: out now
Director: Julie Gavras; Release date: 26 October
by Rebecca Manley (based on original novel by Richard McSween)
Mahler: Symphony No 5
British Museum, until 5 April 2008
Tom Paine - Babyshambles - War posters - Paintings influenced by photography - Courtney Pine