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Winners need not apply

04 May 2006

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

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

Music for change?

27 Apr 2006

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

Darker shades of green

20 Apr 2006

Jack Conrad questions the romantic images presented by green primitives and cautions against the seductive lures of ecofascism

Natural insights

20 Apr 2006

Derek Wall, a founder member of Green Revolution, the socialist platform in the Green Party of England and Wales, reviews Nikolai Bukharin Philosophical Arabesques Pluto Press, 2005, pp407, £35

Natural insights

13 Apr 2006

Derek Wall, a founder member of Green Revolution, the socialist platform in the Green Party of England and Wales, reviews Nikolai Bukharin Philosophical Arabesques Pluto Press, 2005, pp407, £35

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

Greenism and neo-Malthusian pseudo-science

06 Apr 2006

In the first of three articles Jack Conrad argues that the global ecological crisis cannot be explained by crude overpopulation theories. Each social formation has its own laws, including laws of population

Sun, sodomy and the lash

30 Mar 2006

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

Lies, smears and distortions

30 Mar 2006

The Stalinoid left has been at it again. In order to excuse homophobia amongst the muslim establishment, some are suggesting that the March 25 'Freedom of Expression' rally was linked to the far-right BNP, so as to smear Peter Tatchell and the gay rights group, Outrage. In fact the event was organised by bourgeois liberals - and the BNP boycotted it. Brett Lock of Outrage looks at the role of Ken Livingstone's well-paid apologists, Socialist Action

Political strategy needed

23 Mar 2006

The National Union of Students holds its three-day annual conference starting on Tuesday March 28. Dave Isaacson, a delegate from Leeds Metropolitan University student union, looks at the left, NUS and student politics

Women show the way

16 Mar 2006

Yassamine Mather reports from a march of Iranian women in exile

For secularism, equality and freedom

02 Mar 2006

Organisation of Women's Freedom in Iraq statement on International Women's Day

Capitalism and the family

02 Mar 2006