politics

Radical Black Resistance

In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement, a new show explores the impact of Angela Davis' visit to East Germany in 1972. ...

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Twin Temple a coven of virtue, a covenant of sacred sin.

A vision of and interview with Satanic doo-Wop duo Twin Temple....

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Keeping The Faith – The Billy Bragg Election Tour

This sold-out show was a call to arms that there is another way, and that we can take a great leap forwards to a fairer, more equal society....

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Hair Of The Dog – Or Not?

Ferocious Dog shave the Mohawk and unleash the hell hounds on Highbury's Garage....

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TRA: Ballot

Ballot: Satirical Saturday Cartoon on Art by Alex Brenchley 2019...

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US Art Dealers Mobilising in Support of Democrats

An initiative by Swing Left is part of an effort to mobilise the left-leaning energies of the art world to get out the vote for Democrats. ...

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Solidarity And Songwriting – Grace Petrie Interview Part 2

Sarah Corbett-Batson: To what extent do you feel that you’re preaching to the converted? Grace: What is the converted these days? I tell you, I can’t remember another time in my life that I’ve...

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Solidarity and Skittles – Grace Petrie Interview Part 1

Singer-songwriter Grace Petrie talks about her renewed faith in the Labour Party, queer politics and Skittles...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Girl With No Name

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the crusading socialist who just shocked American politics....

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A Taste of Dissent

Investigative journalist Abby Martin and the challenge of enquiry...

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A Whiff of Polonium, Or Smoke and Mirrors?

US economic and militarist aggression is to blame for Russian military posturing. ...

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Guns, Firearms and (Don’t) Have a Go Heroes

Few among us can predict how they would respond in an eruption of violent, death-delivering madness. Better not to judge....

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Reinventing the Plastic Bottle

Plastic pollution is a major crisis, especially in the form of bottles. So, what can we do?...

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Boris Johnson – the blonde bomb site returns

It's perhaps too easy to mock Boris Johnson. And yet he remains an ominous symptom of a society in decline....

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Hundreds of Westminster seats effectively men-only

Gender equality in Parliament is held back by Westminster’s voting system, according to new research by the Electoral Reform Society. ...

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Web Porn: The War on W*nk

Plans to restrict Web Porn is more informed by humbug than serious debates, and reflects a deeper social dysfunction....

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‘Is That Funny?’ Comedy and Politics

Across the globe, the line between Comedy and Politics is growing ever more blurred. This event discusses the implications, and the punchlines, that result....

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SOTU 2018: Donald Trump Colonises America

Donald Trump's State of the Union speech last week revealed many things and (surprise) more than a few echoes of colonialism....

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Blackmail, Sexism, Bias: RIP BBC News

It is time for BBC News to die. It is in a dreadful state, like a horse in the Grand National that's about to be shot....

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America, Whither Went the Dream?

On the hunt for the spectres of an American dream long departed...

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Carillion’s fall – privatisation and magical thinking

In the aftermath of Carillion's collapse, and its winning of government contracts despite clear profit warnings, where does this leave privatisation?...

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Comic Creators, Ex-Presidents and Oprah

Elderly males can get frisky. It’s a post-pubescent flare before death....

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Existence, Absence. A Tao of Time

Often, we know of the existence of freedom only by its absence....

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Are You Prepped? Post-Brexit Dirty Turkey Terror

Risk of 'dirty' turkey after Brexit if UK strikes a US trade deal...

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Loitered Lens: Billy Bragg and Sean McGowan

Activist singer-songwriters go head-to-head at Islington's Assembly Hall...

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Exclusive Colleges Make For More Inclusive Colleges. Whut?!

Student-led protests for inclusive campuses are more likely at selective universities ...

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Looking for a New Islington? Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg's Bridges Not Walls tour rolls up to the proletarian boulevards of Islington...

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The Trump Effect: Blaming Liberals for Ecology

Rise of populism affects wildlife management in US ...

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Loitered Lens: Reel Big Fish

Photos from the Reel Big Fish performance at the Kentish Town Forum, October 2017...

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“I want to show greatness, fragility, softness and power.”: Alexis Peskine

Peskine's nail sculptures transform anger into hope and pride...

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