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Revisiting colonial horrors

02 Feb 2006

Louise Whittle reviews Michael Haneke's stunning new film Hidden

No champion of the oppressed

02 Feb 2006

Socialists should not celebrate Hamas's victory in the Palestinian elections. Women and secular forces will very likely be the first to suffer, says Katherine Quinn

What's principle got to do with it?

02 Feb 2006

At the 'Defy section 9' conference in Manchester, the comrades from the SWP again tried to prevent the meeting from taking principled positions on the question of immigration, reports Dave Isaacson

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

A caring Zionism

02 Feb 2006

Carey Davies reviews Steven Spielberg's Munich

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

Trouble on the beach

26 Jan 2006

A month after race riots in Sydney, Marcus Ström points to a crisis in official multiculturalism in Australia

Class struggle in the house

26 Jan 2006

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

Prometheanism and nature

19 Jan 2006

Technological Prometheanism and capitalism's profit-driven degradation of nature: Jack Conrad puts the case for revolutionary Prometheanism and sustainability

Victims and victimisers

19 Jan 2006

Eddie Ford takes a look at the latest round of hysteria over 'nonces' and 'perverts' in the educational system

Faith schools too hot for SWP

12 Jan 2006

The left must takes this issue seriously, says Michelle Euston. After all, faith schools are envisaged in the government's white paper on education as a wedge to break up comprehensive education system

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