Caliban's Revenge

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The Reunion

Artwork by Caliban's Revenge.

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...

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Review | Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again

Kate Bradley reviews a highly readable intervention into recent debates amongst feminists
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The Paris Commune: the Cry of the People

Over the coming three months rs21 will use articles from the Commune's leading newspaper, Le Cri du peuple (the Cry of the People)
Image shows a blue placard that reads "USS pension strike. We Earned It. We deserve it. We demand it."

The Tories are robbing our pensions by stealth

The Tories have sneaked through an obscure change to the Retail Price Index (RPI) that means big reductions in many pensions and downward pressure on pay. Unite activist Ian Allinson explains.
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Ten strikes that need your solidarity

As strike activity ramps up again, rs21 brings together ten strikes you should know about this month. At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic there...
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Review | A Brief History of Commercial Capitalism

Nick Evans reviews a new book that calls for a radical rethinking of the history of capitalism.
Photo from an action against Elbit Systems showing two protesters sitting in a doorway in front of the weapons factory's graffitied door, which reads 'Shut Elbit Down'. Fake blood is poured across the steps in front of them, as well as a sign that reads 'Ouch'.

‘That’s the power of direct action’: an interview with Palestine Action

On Feb 1 2021, Palestine Action and XR North shut down the Elbit Systems factory in Oldham. rs21 spoke with Huda and Richard from Palestine Action about Elbit, Palestine and direct action tactics.

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Photo from an action against Elbit Systems showing two protesters sitting in a doorway in front of the weapons factory's graffitied door, which reads 'Shut Elbit Down'. Fake blood is poured across the steps in front of them, as well as a sign that reads 'Ouch'.

‘That’s the power of direct action’: an interview with Palestine Action

On Feb 1 2021, Palestine Action and XR North shut down the Elbit Systems factory in Oldham. rs21 spoke with Huda and Richard from Palestine Action about Elbit, Palestine and direct action tactics.
A pro-independence rally in Glasgow, January 2020.

Scotland, the left and independence

If the British state breaks up, will Scottish independence be a serious progressive change, or just a neoliberal reshuffle?

Poland’s feminist uprising

Women in Poland are making their own cause for hope by taking the streets. rs21 spoke with several feminist activists in Polish union Inicjatywa Pracownicza about the recent wave of feminist strikes and protests.
A squad of riot police march past the National Gallery in London.

What does abolition mean in modern Britain?

The Black Lives Matter movement has sown seeds of hope worldwide for the abolition of police. But policing in the UK goes far beyond the bodies of armed men in uniform.

Fortress Europe after Moria

After Moria burned to the ground, a new camp was quickly built to replace it. We interviewed Chloe Haralambous and Michalis Poulimas about events on the ground and what they mean for the EU border regime.
Wildfires in California in 2015

Global fever

The Covid-19 pandemic is a foretaste of the approaching climate catastrophe. Andreas Malm's electrifying new book looks at both these crises and asks what we'll need to do to face them down.