Orwell's relevance today

Mike Phipps reviews George Orwell Illustrated, by David Smith and Mike Mosher, published by Haymarket, and explores how Orwell’s thinking can contribute to today’s struggle for socialism

The bigger picture

There’s a responsibility on the whole movement now - left and right, party and unions - to see the bigger picture and recognise that we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bring down the curtain on 40 years of neo-liberal greed and turn a new page.

Afghan activists rising

While Britain deploys an additional 1,000 troops in Afghanistan, Afghan peace activists rally and organise for self determination.

(Picture: Street kids protest in Kabul, photo by Dr Hakim)