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UN’s intervention shame exposed

27 May 2008
Liberal commentators are quick to demand "humanitarian intervention" by military forces whenever conflict breaks out – particularly in the Global South. They argue that the West has a "duty" to keep warring factions apart, and even to remove the governments of "failed states".

From Seeing To Showing exhibition

27 May 2008
This collection of photographs was produced by young people who participated in workshops with photographer Adrian Wood and a team of volunteers.

TSSA conference report

20 May 2008
The conference of the TSSA rail workers’ union last week debated the union’s relationship with Labour, and in particular Gordon Brown.

Interview with Augusto Boal, founder of the Theatre of the Oppressed

13 May 2008
Augusto Boal is a pioneering Brazilian director and playwright who founded the Theatre of the Oppressed, a form of theatre that encourages the audience to be an active participant in the drama.

South Koreans protest on May Day

06 May 2008
Some 15,000 people participated in the May Day demonstration in Seoul, the capital of South Korea.

Chinese Whispers: Exposing the exploitation of migrant workers

06 May 2008
John Pilger recently edited a book of articles by investigative journalists including Martha Gellhorn, Robert Fisk, Seymour Hersh and Paul Foot, written over recent decades.

Donald Freed on the cathartic power of political theatre

08 April 2008
It's Christmas 2009 in a secret psychiatric unit hidden in the Florida Everglades. A psychoanalyst is about to confront the institution's most famous inmate – former US president George Bush.

Student unions: coffee, booze and a career - but no politics

25 March 2008
The depoliticisation and commercialisation of student unions has found a particularly strong expression in King’s College, London, says student John Cooper.

Letters

18 March 2008
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11 March 2008
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Rise of new left party reshapes German politics

26 February 2008
The rapid ascendancy of Die Linke, the new German left party, is causing a crisis for all other mainstream parties – particularly the conservative CDU and the SPD, Germany’s equivalent of New Labour. Both parties share power in a coalition government.

Letters

15 January 2008
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SWP conference plans for a year of challenges and opportunities

08 January 2008
The annual conference of the Socialist Workers Party took place last weekend. Hundreds of delegates assessed the previous year’s work and planned for the future. In the following articles we summarise some of the key discussions

Kenya's rulers are allies of the West

08 January 2008
The US sees Kenya as a strategic ally in the "war on terror" particularly as it borders countries including Ethiopia, Somalia and Sudan. The government has allowed military bases for both the US and Britain, as well as anchorage in Mombasa for naval vessels.

Letters

11 December 2007
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Neoliberal logic exposed by Scottish National Party

20 November 2007
In a recent article in The Guardian, Scottish journalist Iain MacWhirter noted Gordon Brown’s "apparent capitulation to neoconservatism" and asked what might have happened if Brown had taken a different path.

Letters

20 November 2007
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The Great Aviation Debate on climate change in Manchester

20 November 2007
Around 165 people participated in "The Great Aviation Debate" organised by Manchester Climate Forum on Thursday of last week.

Revolution in words

30 October 2007
The Russian Revolution is one of the most important events in world history and has inspired many debates, articles and books.

UCU a correction

09 October 2007
In our issue dated 6 October we published an article which said London solicitor Anthony Julius had given legal advice to the UCU union. We have since learned that he had nothing whatsoever to do with providing legal advice to the union. In accordance with our usual practice, we take this opportunity to correct this error at the earliest opportunity.

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