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  • On a pale yellow background there is a collage of images from Birmingham. One is a blue plaque for the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies and others are buildings with radical grafitti on them.

    Four quarters of radical Birmingham

    The ‘Gramscian project’ of the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies, established in 1964 by Stuart Hall and Richard Hoggart at the University of Birmingham, left an indelible mark on the city. Josh Allen surveys its enduring radical edge

  • Unofficial unionising: an interview with Wilf Sullivan

    The former Trades Union Congress race equality officer reflects on decades of black workers’ organising within unions

  • On a teal background there is a photo of someone holding a sign. The sign says 'TUC - stand down perpetrators!'.

    Radical reels: an interview with Reel News

    An anonymous activist from the video collective Reel News describes how it has supported various campaigns since the pathbreaking rise of indie media

  • Suella Braverman speaking, racism, Islamophobia, Conservative Party

    Braverman, Anderson and tired Tory Islamophobia

    Comments by senior Conservative politicians and lack of consequences are symptomatic of the party’s long-standing Islamophobia and racism, writes Stuart Cartland

  • Jacob Rees-Mogg against purple background

    Key words: Meritocracy

    Jo Littler examines how claims of a level playing field disguise continuing privilege

  • An illustration showing a red carnation on the left, with the text '25 De Abril' above it. On the left is a tank with people holding guns on and around it

    Portugal’s forgotten revolution

    The ‘carnation revolution’ saw soldiers, workers and communities join forces to overthrow fascism and challenge capitalist power. Peter Robinson traces events from April 1974

  • A black and white photo of Rock against Racism protestors, holding banners and placards, marching near the National Gallery in London in 1978

    Why ‘no platform’ still matters

    Despite recent fearmongering from the right, ‘no platforming’ is an invaluable anti-fascist tactic with a long and storied history, writes Evan Smith

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