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Getting them while they're youngby Patrick Ward
"Are you between 12 and 18 and looking for excitement?" asks the ad. "How does riding in a helicopter grab you? Or even rock climbing?"
The Gerry and Ian roadshowby Kevin Devine
Tony Blair hopes the Irish peace process will be seen as one of his greatest achievements.
Chasing the anti corporate marketby Patrick Ward
According to subversive looking "Information Revolution" campaign placards, stickers and posters it is time to break with Google's "monopolisation" of internet search tools.
How African truths abolished British liesby Toyin Agbetu
Toyin Agbetu famously protested against Tony Blair and the queen during the Westminster Abbey slavery commemoration. Here he writes about why he decided not just to sit back and watch.
No more than cogsby Christophe Chataigné
"It went from a philosophy of 'we like people, we use objects' to 'we use people, we like objects'." So said Pierre Nicolas of the CGT trade union after three workers from Renault's giant "Technocentre" committed suicide in four months.
Letter from... Pakistanby Haroon Khalid
On 19 April over 3,000 Pakistani lawyers protested against the sacking of the supreme court chief justice, writes Haroon Khalid
Brown, bosses and workers after May Dayby Charlie Kimber
These may be Tony Blair's last days, but Gordon Brown has made it clear that Blairism - war, privatisation and cuts - will remain. Charlie Kimber looks at the issues which are bringing workers into confrontation with the government and how trade unions are organising
How the working class went globalby John Rees
John Rees talks to author Paul Mason about his book Live Working
or Die Fighting and the importance of writing about workers' history
Domestic Abuseby Hsiao-Hung Pai
New government plans will remove the already pitiful rights of some of the most vulnerable migrant workers in Britain. Investigative journalist Hsiao-Hung Pai talks to the women who have travelled across the globe to look after the homes and children of the rich
A great British traditionby John Newsinger
Government spin on the role of British forces around the world portrays them as gallant beret-wearing chaps just trying to help. Writer and anti-war activist John Newsinger recalls the events of the Great Indian Rebellion 150 years ago this month, which show how far this is from the truth
Blair in the dockby Mark Brown
Theatre director Nicolas Kent and Guardian journalist Richard Norton-Taylor are well known for their powerful plays based on tribunal hearings. They talked to Mark Brown about their new drama, Called to Account, which puts Tony Blair in the dock over Iraq
In my view
Bad politics and worse historyby Lindsey German
The war in Afghanistan ended more than five years ago. The BBC's John Simpson told us so as he helped "liberate" Kabul perched on a British tank.
Make your vote countby Mark Serwotka
No doubt readers of Socialist Review are aware of the PCS dispute with the civil service and associated employers with the latest national strike which took place on 1 May.
Blair facts and Brown nosesby Chris Harman
"The longest period of uninterrupted growth in the industrial history of our country." So claimed Gordon Brown in his budget speech. This supposedly miraculous economic record is one thing on which the Blairite and Brownite factions of New Labour agree. Except it simply is not true.
A to Z of Socialism
A is for Alienationby István Mészáros
Alienation is one of the most frequently encountered concepts not only in philosophical, political, psychological and sociological writings, as well as in creative literature, but - on an almost daily basis - even in the popular media. This is not surprising. For the practical reality of some form of alienation is an inescapable experience in the life of every individual in our society.
Un Lun Dunby Rebecca Kaur
China Miéville, Macmillan, £12.99
The Darker Nationsby Jacqui Freeman
Vijay Prashad, The New Press, £16.99
A Tranquil Starby Nicola Field
Primo Levi, Penguin, £20
Chechnyaby Dave Crouch
Tony Wood, Verso, £12.99
Iranby Elaheh Rostami-Povey
Hamid Dabashi, The New Press, £13.99
Overcoming Zionismby Beccy Reese
Joel Kovel, Pluto Press, £15.99
African Perspectives on China in Africaby Charlie Hore
Firoze Manji and Stephen Marks (editors), Fahamu, £11.95
Slaves Without Masters/Free at Lastby Weyman Bennett
Ira Berlin, both titles The New Press, £12.99 and £13.99
The Execution Channelby Vicky Williamson
Ken MacLeod, Orbit, £17.99
A Russian Diaryby Pete Glatter
Anna Politkovskaya, Harvill Secker, £17.99
New in paperback & children's booksA new and regular strand in our book coverage
This is Englandby Alasdair Smith
Director Shane Meadows
Joe Strummer: The Future is Unwrittenby Paul Sillett
Director Julien Temple
Goodbye Bafanaby Viv Smith
Director Bille August
Black Gold/Fast Food Nationby Patrick Ward
Directors Nick and Mark Francis/Director Richard Linklater
Battle of Algiers Screeningsby Colin Wilson
Classic anti-imperialist film The Battle of Algiers is currently being shown in UK cinemas. For details of screenings see below.
Landscape with Weaponby Stewart Halforty
National Theatre, London, until 7 June
Video, TV, DVD
Tapping into the systemby Martin Smith
The camera pans across a row of dilapidated and boarded up vacant properties. Stencilled across the doors is the message, "If animal trapped call 410 396 6286." Yet there are no trapped animals, just abandoned children living on their wits.