Activism

Coldcut team with On-U Sound and Roots Manuva

A spiky rallying cry for Britain’s indestructible musical melting pot....

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Fight Fire with Fire: Cie Carabosse at Womadelaide (Interview)

Cie Carabosse go beyond firepots and flashworks with their Exodus of Forgotten Peoples installation...

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Womadelaide Walkabout: Friday Flashbacks

Starting hot, WOMADelaide got hotter still with the activist politics of Ana Tijoux and the Slavic blues of Warsaw Village Band...

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Affordable Care – For BigPharma. Time to Escape the Duopoly

The rubble of Trump's presidency will form fertile ground for resistance - if we act now....

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Only Lenten Honesty Can Trump a Carnival of Lies

Jokers are wild for Mardi Gras, but only a lent of honesty can counter a carnival of lies...

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A Nuremberg Rally of One

No book burning is required when the masses of the consumer state do not read books....

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Kings Of The Ballot Box – What Democracies & Monarchies Have In Common

2016 was not a good year for democracy. This year could be worse. ...

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Hey Patriot, Why Do You Hate Your Country?

Participation mystique is intoxicating, but ultimately futile against hate...

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Donald’s Big State Visit. 1.8 Million Voices Ignored

Even Neville Chamberlain stopped short of inviting fascists for state visits....

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Failing Upwards: The Perpetual Motion of Elected Fraud

Trump's repeated 'failing upwards' is only one sort of perpetual motion. ...

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Anti-Trump Protests? Yes Please. Pro-Democrats Protests? No Thanks.

Anti-Trump protests will lead nowhere if allowed to be channeled into the service of the Democratic Party. ...

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How Anonymous is Your Anonymous Browser?

Your 'anonmyized' web browsing history may not be anonymous ...

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Pardoning Chelsea Manning: A Good Start to an End

Trump an authoritarian despot? Sorry, the operatives of US imperium have beat you to the putsch....

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Winter’s Purity: New Model Army, Kentish Town Forum

Protest, Politics, Purity. New Model Army at the Kentish Town Forum...

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Urban(e) Legends: Prodigal Theatre & The Urban Playground Team

Fourth wall on the street? Not our style at all....

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Sympathy/Empathy: The Very Air That Evil Breathes.

Manipulating the reader's revulsion at the bias of a clumsy attack is now an established technique of political propaganda ...

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Loitered Lens: New Model Army

A welcome return to protest politics and riot rock at Kentish Town Forum. Photos...

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Escaping the Vortex: Would Wyndham Lewis Have Approved?

Vorticism's urge to cut away the fat of modern life remains valid today...

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Choose Your Ally Carefully. Why Trust the CIA?

Just because the CIA is saying what we want to hear doesn't make them credible...

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Two Faces, One Evil: The Bi-Party Sham of US Democracy

Clinton, Trump, Putin - Put any one of them in the White House, the rich still get richer...

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A Bought-Out Police State? Plus Ca Change.

The foundations of a Trump-era corporation-enabling police state were laid by Barack Obama...

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Fed Up With Fake News? So Stop Making It.

Fake News sites cause very real damage, but how do you define 'trustworthy'?...

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Deplorable Lives Matter : Why Sneering at Proles Doesn’t Work Either

Angry alienated American whites are not a Trump invention, and patronising them won't make them go away...

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I wanted to actually capture some of the sky. (Interview: Nicola Anthony)

'As a species we adapt. Many suffering, and others denying. This is a classic reaction to trauma.' ...

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Lessons in Leadership: What Sanders Could Learn From Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn's leadership triumph shows what Sanders might have been...

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Is the US A New Weimar? If So, The Democrats Made It

If Donald Trump is the symptom of US sickness, it is the Democrats who are the disease...

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It’s A Start: Being Bipolar, Accepting I’m Ill (Mental Health)

The first step to better mental health is accepting there's a problem. ...

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Manifesto for a Future Sonic Programme: Mugako (J.C. )

J.C. delivers abstract and ominous techno soundscapes with a political edge...

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Loitered Lens: Man and the Echo

Photos of political popsters Man and the Echo at the Lexington, London...

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A Sheepdog’s Trials: Bernie Bows Out

True to form, the sheepdog that is Bernie Sanders rolls over for Mummy. ...

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