Jane Shallice


Jane Shallice
Jane Shallice is a writer and activist


Scientists against the machine

17 May 2019 Jane Shallice examines the history of radical research at the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science

Fighting for Peace: the battles that inspired generations of anti-war campaigners

22 August 2017 Now the threat of nuclear war looms nearer again, we share the experience of eighty-year-old activist Ernest Rodker, whose work is displayed at The Imperial War Museum. With Jane Shallice and Jenny Nelson he discussed a recent history of the anti-war movement.

The Grenfell fire must be the end of this Tory government – our lives are not safe in their hands

18 June 2017 When fire safety has become a privilege for the rich, it’s time to stop austerity and fund emergency mass works to raise standards immediately, writes Jane Shallice

Greece’s heavy load

23 May 2017 While the UK left is divided over how to respond to Brexit, the people of Greece continue to groan under the burden of EU-backed austerity. Jane Shallice reports

Reclaiming the legacy of the Paris Commune

4 September 2015 Jane Shallice reviews Communal Luxury: The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune, by Kristin Ross

The Yes Campaign speaks in the House of Commons

15 August 2014 Jane Shallice reports back from an event hosted by Red Pepper and openDemocracy, where many London radicals became inspired to support the Yes campaign.

Discovery of the World: A political awakening in the shadow of Mussolini

6 August 2014 Jane Shallice reviews Discovery of the World: A political awakening in the shadow of Mussolini, by Luciana Castellina

Maxine Peake: Doc Martens roots

31 March 2014 Jane Shallice interviews Maxine Peake, a committed socialist whose acting credits range from Veronica in Shameless to Martha Costello QC in Silk

Struggling for the right of existence; the memoirs of Daniel Bensaïd

18 March 2014 Jane Shallice reviews An Impatient Life: A Memoir (Verso, 2013) by Daniel Bensaïd and considers what the Left can learn from these beautiful memoirs

A few days in Ramallah

13 January 2014 Jane Shallice reflects on a recent trip to the West Bank.

Manifesta 9: Genk

9 October 2012 Jane Shallice reports from Manifesta in Genk, a biennial Europe-wide contemporary art exhibition which this year had a coal mining theme

The White Van Papers: fiction that tells the truth

14 January 2012 The White Van Papers by Roland Muldoon, reviewed by Jane Shallice

Afghanistan: a brief history

24 May 2009 Understanding Afghanistan today is only possible by looking at it in the context of the part played by the competing imperial powers in its past. Jane Shallice offers a guide

Keep throwing stones

18 December 2007 From the CAST theatre company to New Variety and the Hackney Empire, Roland and Claire Muldoon have been at the heart of cultural dissent for the past four decades. By Jane Shallice