June 2021


Prevent strategy funding Birmingham theatre

30 June 2021 The government’s Prevent strategy is funding productions that will damage community relations, argues Keith McKenna

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The working-class voices publishing against the grain

28 June 2021 Luke Charnley reports on the new publishing houses getting working-class writers onto the printed page.

Between the posts

26 June 2021 From Twitter takeovers to the European Super League, Neville Southall talks to Jake Woodier about politics and sport

A decade of student dissent

24 June 2021 Various authors look back on student revolts worldwide over the last decade

Anti-racism under attack

22 June 2021 Around the world, politicians and school boards are demonising Critical Race Theory. They're scared of its transformational power, argues Remi Joseph-Salisbury

Review – Paint Your Town Red: How Preston Took Back Control and Your Town Can Too

18 June 2021 In this timely book, Matthew Brown and Rhian E. Jones explore new forms of democratic collectivism across the UK, writes Hilary Wainwright.

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Covid and the household economy crisis

16 June 2021 Even before the pandemic, the squeeze on household time and income had reached crisis point. Ursula Huws examines social reproduction in the digital age

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Direct action and the decrepit British establishment

14 June 2021 Faced with an authoritarian government and decaying left-wing establishment, grassroots movements must turn to direct action, writes Rohan Rice

The Firm and its long-lasting grip

12 June 2021 Laura Clancy examines the history of the Crown, its role in empire and its continuing functional and ideological purpose today

When truth is not enough

11 June 2021 Ted Benton tackles questions of truth, science and radical alternatives in a period of political turmoil

Sporting politics

10 June 2021 Behind the fanfare, numerous political, social and economic debates will play out during this years sporting events, argues Siobhán McGuirk

Where’s left in Cornwall?

9 June 2021 Shifting Cornish landscapes have brought with them substantial social change writes Naomi Rescorla-Brown

Not ready for take-off

7 June 2021 The trade unionists of the skies have been saving jobs as their industry taxis on the runway, writes Sean Meleady

Rojava’s everyday democracy

4 June 2021 Drawing on first-hand experience in Rojava, Ramazan Mendanlioglu explores how radical decentralisation and self-administration look in practice

Resistance and aid

2 June 2021 Inclusive and participatory forms of self-organising rendered solidarity a gesture of personal and collective empowerment in Greece writes Christos Giovanopoulos and Andreas Karitzis



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