Culture

Photography as indictment

Don McCullin is probably the most famous living British photographer and his career spanning retrospective in Tate Britain which runs till May 6th looks set to be one of the most popular exhibitions of the year. Andy Stowe joined the queue and reckons it’s worth the wait.

10th February 2019 // 0 Comments

£350 million and Turkey

See if you can guess where this quote comes from asks Andy Stowe who reviews Brexit: The Uncivil War. “The whole country — the whole world — can see our rotten parties [...]

9th January 2019 // 6 Comments

Trotsky as action hero minus the dragons

A new Russian drama series available on Netflix rehabilitates Leon Trotsky and is extremely sympathetic to him. It also sticks the boot into Stalin. Andy Stowe watched it and [...]

16th December 2018 // 1 Comment

Economics for the Many

Tony Traub reviews Economics for the Many,  edited by John McDonnell, Verso This book is a valuable collection of sixteen short essays on the crisis facing modern Britain, [...]

22nd November 2018 // 0 Comments

Indigenous and International Struggle

Ian Parker reviews Derek Wall’s new book Hugo Blanco: A Revolutionary for Life, just published by Merlin Press with Resistance Books. Hugo Blanco is an inspiration to [...]

16th November 2018 // 0 Comments

Peterloo – the relevance of history

Mike Leigh’s new film Peterloo is the cinema of class war. It’s an unrepentantly pro-working class, anti-ruling class piece of work which every single Labour Party [...]

18th October 2018 // 1 Comment

Ireland’s Housing Crisis

Ireland’s Housing Crisis: A Marxist Analysis by John McAnulty reviewed by Glynn Robbins John McAnulty’s short, readable pamphlet couldn’t be timelier.  On 3rd October, [...]

14th October 2018 // 0 Comments

Freedom is only the freedom of dissenters

Working for the Stasi Working for Russia I don’t even know what money looks like Only tellings off, pays cuts, ingratitude commands The members of the East German punk band [...]

10th September 2018 // 2 Comments

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