‘You think my life is worthless. Well, it is.
You think my head is empty. Well, it’s not.
You’ll find there’s rage and hate in there,
enough to fill the gaps between
the stars that hang like hope beyond my reach.’
‘Valley Boy’, Alun Rees
Sebastian Ordoñez Muñoz reports on the red metal mining at the heart of a new wave of colonial expansion in Latin America
Jane Shallice examines the history of radical research at the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science
Museums – and museum workers – have been hit hard by austerity policies and cuts. Clara Paillard outlines some of the key battlegrounds and considers what an alternative cultural policy might look like
We need look beyond individual punishment to tackle a crisis which pervades the fabric of our society, argues Ann Russo
Jon Narcross reflects on the legacy of the mass gathering for political representation, which was brutally shut down by the military and police.
A cleaners’ campaign flies in the face of traditional impressions of trade unionism, writes Lydia Hughes