Caliban's Revenge

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The Politics of Monsters

Caliban's Revolt celebrates the capacity of the monster to terrorise the powers that be.

Joker and the Mask of Poverty

Caliban’s Revenge asks who is behind the Joker's mask and who should be scared.

On labelling fascists: postscript

Caliban's Revenge revisits his argument that we should identify the fascist core of the new right wing street movement, as part of a broader anti-racist struggle.

After 9 June: on labelling fascists

Defeating racism will take more than an anti-fascist strategy, but we should clearly identify the fascist core of the new right wing street movement,...
Black Panthers exhibition

Review: Soul of a Nation

Caliban's Revenge finds the current exhibition at Tate Modern a great place for searching for answers in a time of crisis and opportunity. In 1968,...

#GE2017: Don’t Flinch

An original work by Caliban's Revenge inspired by Jeremy Corbyn and the June 2017 general election.

So long Mr Normal

An original artwork by Caliban's Revenge on Owen Smith. 

Motivation: a poem by Caliban’s Revenge

Caliban's Revenge reflects on the state of teaching today MOTIVATION They told me to be "CUSTOMER CENTERED" ...

Review: Red Rosa

Caliban's Revenge reviews Red Rosa, a graphic biography of German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg by Kate Evans. The uses and abuses of Rosa Luxemburg as a...

Tories trouble families

Caliban asks how did the Tories' Troubled Families project aimed at addressing what they saw as the cause of the 2011 riots get on?  Five...

Latest articles

Challenging a rigged system

Katherine Hearst organised voter registration drives in the lead up to the 2017 and 2019 General Elections. But here she argues that active voter suppression is just one symptom of a rigged system.

What does my body know of photography? – Remembering the resistance through art

On Holocaust Memorial Day, Annie Dobson remembers Faye Schulman, photographer and Jewish partisan with her lyric essay.

Report: strike day in Paris

Macron may believe he does not need to compromise over his pension reforms. But on the streets of Paris workers have other ideas.

Interview: The formation of the French strike movement

French collective Plateforme d’Enquêtes Militantes explain the strikes in France.
Forest burning

Motion: climate strikes and COP26

rs21 members have produced a model motion to popularise the idea of a climate strike on International Workers' Day, 1 May 2020 and mobilise for the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November.

Reject the Ten Pledges

Sai Englert argues that the ten pledges represent a continuation of an attack on the left and the Palestine solidarity movement, rather than a serious attempt to tackle antisemitism in Britain.
Photos of Gerry Adams, Martin McGuinness and Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn and the IRA smears

Claims that Jeremy Corbyn was a supporter or even a member of the IRA were a prominent part of how he was demonised. But there was little discussion of the context for the IRA campaign or the left’s attitude.

What a way to make a living | Minicabbing since 1979

In the latest instalment of our What a way to make a living series, Mitch Mitchell reports on his experiences driving minicabs over the decades

France on the march: Macron vs. the unions

The movement against Macron’s pensions reform is at the crossroads,. Public support remains high, but it will have to spread to other basic services and key industries to defeat Macron.

Motion: Solidarity with strikers in France

A show of international solidarity and concrete financial solidarity is vital at this point in the mobilisation where the strike is becoming a significant strain on strikers themselves.

Highlights

Reject the Ten Pledges

Sai Englert argues that the ten pledges represent a continuation of an attack on the left and the Palestine solidarity movement, rather than a serious attempt to tackle antisemitism in Britain.
Anti-Boris demo in Uxbridge

How we fight back

A devastating electoral defeat for Labour brings with it an inevitable battle for interpretation. It also sharply illustrates the need for our side to build power beyond parliament.
25 April 1983

revolutionary reflections | Portugal’s revolution portrayed

Raquel Varela’s new history of the Portuguese revolution is essential reading for revolutionary socialists, argues Brian Parkin.
A group of artworkers stand with a banner outdoors on the Southbank in London

What a way to make a living | An art worker in the climate...

Katherine Hearst, art worker and climate activist reflects on the links between precarity and the climate crisis.
Kick Boris Out

The long Conservative decline

Labour still has a long way to go to win this election. But the Tory crisis won't go away either, regardless of who wins on 12 December, argues Duncan Thomas.