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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

Optimism and escape

15 Dec 2005

Jeremy Butler reviews The lion, the witch and the wardrobe, which has led to the opening of a new front in the war of words between christianity and its critics

The Best of times

01 Dec 2005

Lawrence Parker remembers George Best

Three activists

17 Nov 2005

Christopher Mitchell G8: can you hear us? Tuesday November 15, BBC4, 9pm

Cloth crap?

10 Nov 2005

Lawrence Parker confesses to liking Trinny and Susannah's TV programme What not to wear

Surfing the Red Planet

05 Feb 2004

Phil Hamilton reckons that we'd be better of making Earth a red planet than travelling to the other, more distant, one

Mission Earth

15 Jan 2004

George W Bush is reportedly going to use his 'state of the nation' address on January 28 to announce plans to establish a permanently manned base on the moon some time over the next eight to 15 years, but what about the Earth? Jack Conrad takes apart the lunar madness

Fantasy and extermination

15 Jan 2004

Jem jones reviews: Peter Jackson (director), JR Tolkien, 'The lord of the rings - Return of the king', general release

Are you sitting uncomfortably?

15 Jan 2004

Zoà Simon reviews: Peter Hall (director), 'Happy days', by Samuel Beckett, The Arts Theatre

Memorabilia, not analysis

15 Jan 2004

James Bull reviews: Reds! exhibition, People's History Museum, Manchester