Working class voices are often underrepresented in poetry. James Foley interviews Rab Wilson, a pioneering voice in contemporary Scottish poetry, who writes in the Lallans Scots dialect to narrate the working life of miners and rural labourers.
Media coverage of the appalling massacre in Norway shows that Islamophobia is still deeply embedded in our news reporting and politics, argues Suki Sangha.
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The referendum on Independence looms, but many on the Left prefer to take a passive position and leave the debate to the mainstream parties. This is a mistake, because the future of the British state and the movement against austerity and inextricably bound together, argues Ernesto Sanchez.
Laws against the burqa or Muslim face veils have been passed in France, Belgium, and now New South Wales. We cannot understand the present wave of Islamophobia without reference to the War on Terror, argues Raisah Ahmed and Suki Sangha.
Ha Joon Chang is one of the world's leading reformist economists. Aisling Gallagher reviews his new book, 23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism.
As the News International phone hacking scandal enters a new phase with 'pie-gate', James Foley examines the apparent resilience of scandal-ridden parliamentary documentary.
In Part 2, Chris Bambery looks at the history of three crucial moments of tension between democratic and socialist revolutionary demands in China, Spain, and Italy from the revolutionary perspective of Leon Trotsky.