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Chicago teachers demonstrate a new approach to organising

A strike by Chicago teachers shows how unions can resist the dismantling of public education. Micah Uetricht takes up the story

GERM - neoliberal policy infecting the world's classrooms

Susan Robertson explains how the neoliberal mantra of ‘choice’, tests and privatisation is poisoning our education systems worldwide

From the archives: Power to the people - John Lennon and Yoko Ono interview

Lenin or Lennon? Red Pepper reprints John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s interview with Robin Blackburn and Tariq Ali (published in issue 21, February 1996)

A poet imprisoned

Peter Stäuber reports on the shocking case of Talha Ahsan – the young British man unjustly extradited and jailed in a US ‘supermax’ prison

Bursting the bubble: say no to MIPIM

Andy Edwards is part of the movement challenging the world’s biggest property fair as it comes to London

Lessons from the global education struggle

Anna Wolmuth talks to US teacher and writer Lois Weiner about what the UK can learn from global education struggles

The myth of the 1970s
In the 1970s, they say, the dead lay unburied, greedy unions held the country to ransom and a divided country was impossible to govern, John Medhurst asks: was it really so bad?

Companies profit from 'flat pack' schools
Mary Compton describes how big corporations are profiting from some of the world’s poorest schools

UK must end all arms sales to Hong Kong
Following the attempted suppression of protests in Hong Kong, writer and researcher Nicholas Gilby and Andrew Smith of Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) consider the UK's involvement in the violence and call for an end all arms sales to Hong Kong.

Gaza: a history
Daniel Whittal spoke with former diplomant and historian Jean-Pierre Filiu about his new book on Gaza, and the history and future of the region

Editorial: The door's ajar
Despite the defeat of Scottish independence, the gains made by the radical left will not be easily undone, writes Emma Hughes

If you think Yes voters were backing nationalism, then you weren't paying attention
Scottish independence campaigner Cat Boyd reflects on a movement that had the whole Westminster elite against it – yet still managed to run them close


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Culture and Revolution: The Pan-African Festival of Algiers

Hamza Hamouchene introduces the revolutionary documentary, The Pan-African Festival of Algiers 1969

From the archives: Power to the people – John Lennon and Yoko Ono interview

Lenin or Lennon? Red Pepper reprints John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s interview with Robin Blackburn and Tariq Ali (published in issue 21, February 1996)

A poet imprisoned

Peter Stäuber reports on the shocking case of Talha Ahsan – the young British man unjustly extradited and jailed in a US ‘supermax’ prison

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