Reviews

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

BlacKkKlansman…..a warning from history

Speaking about his film BlacKkKlansman, director Spike Lee said “The film was in post-production when Charlottesville happened.  Charlottesville wrote me a whole new [...]

31st August 2018 // 2 Comments

How to see without a camera

Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing at The Barbican, London, reviewed by Andy Stowe The clothes and vehicles are a bit different, but in many ways the subjects of Dorothea [...]

2nd July 2018 // 0 Comments

The Young Marx

I was thoroughly enthused and inspired by Raoul Peck’s film The Young Marx, when I watched at the ICA, London recently, writes Derek Wall. However, I appreciate that not [...]

29th May 2018 // 1 Comment

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