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Nation in a state

29 Jun 2006

World cup: does England's footballing performance reflect the national condition? Lawrence Parker investigates

Bum-numbing conspiracy

01 Jun 2006

Jeremy Butler reviews The da Vinci code

Who's stereotyping

18 May 2006

Jeremy Butler reviews Russell T Davies' Doctor Who (BBC1)

Winners need not apply

04 May 2006

The fans' alienation is reflected in the call for the new English coach, says Lawrence Parker

Music for change?

27 Apr 2006

Gordon Downie reviews the Reith Lectures 2006, BBC Radio 4, Friday 9am, April 7 - May 5

Primitive painters: the left and art

27 Apr 2006

The left needs to win artists, cultural producers and critics to its cause, says Lawrence Parker

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