No light, no water and now not very much money...what next for Venezuela?

There are whispers as to the extent of the military's loyalty to Chávez

A currency devaluation, military expropriations, demonstrations, resignations, TV channel closures, more demonstrations – it’s been an eventful start to 2010 in Venezuela.

Who We Are

Generation Kill, by David Simon & Ed Burns

This deadpan account of a US Marine company’s exploits encapsulates for Tom Jennings the baleful banality of the Iraq war.

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Chavez: When red and yellow don't make green

It may seem like an age ago now in the midst of all the subsequent economic tumult over here, but I wanted to write about Chávez’ recent rhetorical excursion at the emergency Climate Change summit in Copenhagen last month.

Music of 2009

Workers' struggles in Asia (January 2010)

Summary and links to news stories of workers' struggles around Asia (exluding mainland China) in the first month of the decade (as of the 16th of January).

Workers' struggles in China (January 2010)

Summaries and links to news reports of workers' struggles around China in the first month of the decade (as of the 16th of January).

Ben Goldacre debunks media claims about the Public Sector "gravy train"

Some of you may have noticed a pair of stories in the Sunday Times and the Telegraph respectively claiming that "public sector pay is racing ahead in the recession".

Top ten most read libcom articles of 2009

Countdown of the top 10 most popular articles and blog entries on in 2009.

The Cinema of John Sayles: Lone Star, by Mark Bould

A long overdue study of a rare exampe of a radical film director who is also unashamedly populist.

Top ten tracks of 2009

Jay-Z picks out our best music of 2009.

Top ten music videos of 2009 pick out their best music videos of 2009. now on twitter

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The Enemy Within, by Joseph Bullman

This pathetic tabloid rehash of anarchist-bomber shock-horror achieves zero insight into jihadist terrorism

Cuba: libertarians warn of impending "wave of repression"

Dudes and girls partying at the Festival de Poesía Sin Fin

Libertarians and Independent activists in the cultural sphere in Cuba are bracing themselves for state repression following an attack on an independent arts festival in Havana.

The libcom library archiving Christmas wish list!

Well, it's the holiday season, here is a wish list of content we would like archived on over the next year, if anyone felt like giving us a present! [Article from Christmas 2009, now out of date]

The return of "class warfare"

Recently we've been seeing a long lost phrase creeping back into the media - class warfare. Sadly, they're only talking about the opportunistic ranting of Gordon Brown.

other archives hosted on

A breakdown of the other websites and online archives which has incorporated over the years.

Fish Tank, directed by Andrea Arnold

This powerful take on troubled teenage subverts social realist conventions as well as underclass clichés, according to Tom Jennings