Issue 107


Votes of no confidence

Chris Harman

How France’s referendum caught fire

Jim Wolfreys

Manufactured revolutions?

Dragan Plavsic

The Strangling of Africa

The Strangling of Africa

Redesigning the debt trap

Gavin Capps

Aid, governance and exploitation

Charlie Kimber

Africa: There is fire here

Peter Dwyer

Who are the Commission for Africa?

Trading on poverty

Jacob Middleton

On the road to catastrophe: capitalism and climate change

Paul McGarr

Sartre’s century

Ian Birchall

Latin America’s new ‘left’ governments

Claudio Katz

China’s strike wave

Simon Gilbert

Book reviews

Rediscovering the revolution

Mike Haynes and Megan Trudell

A review of Kevin Murphy, Revolution and Counterrevolution: Class Struggle in a Moscow Metal Factory (Berghahn Books, 2005), £45; and Alexander Rabinowitch, The Bolsheviks Come to Power: the Revolution of 1917 in Petrograd (Pluto Press, 2004), £12.99

More than the mosque

Hassan Mahamdallie

It can’t stop Blair

Mike Haynes

Pioneer of liberation

Hazel Croft

From markets to massacres

Dragan Plavsic

Digging the wrong way

Helen Salmon

Picking up the pieces

Tony Staunton

Booms, slumps and theory

Chris Harman

Novel insights

Esther Leslie

A fighter who got lost

John Newsinger

Pick of the quarter

This quarter’s selection