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A very real culture war

Russia's deliberate targeting of Ukraine's museums follows a pattern of imperial powers looting and despoiling cultural wealth, argues Siobhan McGuirk

How Elbit was shut down

Blyth Brentnall describes how a group of activists in the UK has managed to disrupt the activities of one of Israel’s biggest arms suppliers

Zvenigora: Looking back at a Ukrainian cinema marvel

The current war in Ukraine gives a new significance to the work of the Soviet-era Ukrainian film director Oleksandr Dovzhenko, writes Juliet Jacques

CGI rendering of the plans for Etruscan Square in Stoke-on-Trent

‘Levelling up’ is part of the culture war

What is presented as an infrastructure programme is just gesturing and distraction to cover for a decade of government underinvestment, writes Dominic Davies


Key Words: CANZUK

Owen Hatherley uncovers the imperial nostalgia fuelling proposals for a new geopolitical union

Rebuilding collective intelligence

Human capital theory cannot solve our economic woes. David Ridley says we need a socialist alternative

Post-Internet Far Right – review

James Poulter looks at transformations in far-right organising and influence and how anti-fascists can respond

Trauma, power and hope – an interview with Rizwaan Sabir

Rizwaan Sabir on discovering – and overcoming – structures of state power and oppression


Misogyny, monopoly and marginalised communities

Tower Hamlets Labour Party is deeply hypocritical in its treatment of marginalised people and women of colour, argues Tasnima Uddin

A man wearing a face mask speaks into a microphone

Fighting for Paris’ last community cinema

A collective of workers, squatters, film lovers and local residents are fighting to save the last community cinema in Paris, reports Laetitia Bouhelier

The TGWU: Representing a mass trade union movement – review

Past successes and failures of trade unions can inform and inspire strategies for today, writes Jane Holgate

Fighting for Cardboard City

Winner of the Dawn Foster Memorial Essay Prize: From a 1950s estate on the outskirts of Leeds, Jessica Field charts a community under threat and the stresses of activism on the frontlines of the housing crisis

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