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Powerful symbol

06 Apr 2006

Liam O Ruairc reviews Denis O Hearn's book Bobby Sands: Nothing but an unfinished song, Pluto Press, 2006, £12.99, pp448

Ticked off and many headed

06 Apr 2006

Eddie Ford reviews The insurgency, BBC2 April 2 Sunday 9-10pm

Sun, sodomy and the lash

30 Mar 2006

Nick Cave (writer), John Hillcoat (director) The proposition various venues

Sanctions of mass destruction

02 Mar 2006

Jim Gilbert reviews Guardians of power: the myth of the liberal media Pluto Press, 2006, pp241, £14.99

Rebranding exercise

16 Feb 2006

What is the content behind the image? Dave Craig of the Revolutionary Democratic Group recommends 'Arise'

Occupation and oppression

09 Feb 2006

Carey Davies reviews Romans in Britain, which has again been subject to religious criticism. Crucible Theatre, Sheffield (ends Saturday February 25)

A caring Zionism

02 Feb 2006

Carey Davies reviews Steven Spielberg's Munich

Revisiting colonial horrors

02 Feb 2006

Louise Whittle reviews Michael Haneke's stunning new film Hidden

Two tales of child abuse

02 Feb 2006

Don Williamson reviews BBC's When Satan came to town, an unsettling documentary about social workers obsessed with the idea that a whole working class estate in Rochdale was experiencing ritual satanic child abuse

Tragedy, hoaxes and Zionism

26 Jan 2006

Norman Finkelstein Beyond chutzpah: on the misuse of anti-semitism and the abuse of history Verso 2005, £16.99, pp332

Class struggle in the house

26 Jan 2006

Dave Craig assesses George Galloway's three weeks of 'reality' TV

Domination theology

12 Jan 2006

Paul Greenaway reviews Richard Dawkins's The root of all evil? (Channel 4, Monday January 9 and 16, 8pm)

Less than gorgeous

12 Jan 2006

Is it possible for working class politicians to utilise an established cultural form, designed for a completely different purpose, in order to bolster an oppositional message? Lawrence Parker takes a look at Galloway in the Big brother house

Special effects imitation

05 Jan 2006

Jeremy Butler is not impressed by the remake of the universally celebrated film 'King Kong': it lacks symbolism and deeper meaning

Comforting old haunts

05 Jan 2006

Lawrence Parker takes a closer look at Montague Rhodes James, whose ghost stories will have enlivened many comrades' Christmas