It has been a big year for the English health service, for the wrong reasons. With so much happening so fast, Alex Nunns of the NHS Support Federation pulls together the strands to explain what is really going on in the NHS
Mike S reports on a Spain at the crossroads of change
This is not a self hating statement made in frustration. It is simply the truth. The Arab World has never ever enjoyed a democracy as we understand it today in the Western World or as it was understood at the height of Athenian democratic rule, Dr Faisal Mikdadi says
Thomas Riggins explains how the US company Hostess Brands Inc. took its workers' wages and used them to cover its own expenses
I may be guilty of being unkind towards David Cameron, but I take his comments on emulating German industry under the suspicion that he is being his usual 'selective' self when referring to our European neighbours, Karl Davis explains
The issue is not 'boat people' but imperialist expansion explains Finn Bowen
The Israeli-US rhetoric towards Iran is more than just hollow threats. History shows us why Iran is next in the firing line, and why an invasion just might be inevitable.
In chapter seven of "'Left-Wing' Communism: an Infantile Disorder" Lenin addresses himself to the ultra-left claim that socialists should no longer work with or be members of bourgeois parliaments. Thomas Riggins explains.
A new campaign to honour the memory of the militant Suffragette Emily Wilding Davison on the 100th anniversary of her tragic death was launched on 29 November at the Firebox CafÃ© in King's Cross. David Morgan reports
Every year we splurge on pointless, planet-trashing products, most of which are not wanted. Why not just bake them a cake, asks George Monbiot.