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" So I left work and went to...

The Reunion

Artwork by Caliban's Revenge.

Can we afford to laugh at ourselves in Broken Britain? A review of The...

In the bleak years of Stalinist Russia Nikolai Erdman wrote a grim satire about a man planning to take his own life. In the bleak years of neoliberal Britain Suhayla El-Bushra has updated the...

Rocking Against Racism and other irrational ideologies

The first Rock Against Racism carnival took place forty years ago, on April 30 1978.

Review: Sorry We Missed You

Colin Revolting reviews director Ken Loach's latest film, which centres on the family of two workers in the gig economy

The Death of Stalin: first as tragedy, then as farce

Estelle Cooch reviews Armando Iannucci's latest film, The Death of Stalin

Short Story: Fresh Apricots

Fresh Apricots' first appeared in Dancing in Damascus, a book of short stories that was also published in Arabic and Turkish. It's about surveillance and the political prisons in Syria under Hafiz al Assad.

March and rally against privatisation at the National Gallery

Bettina Trabant joined gallery staff and supporters braving the wind and cold for a demonstration against privatisation at the National Gallery. A group of around 200 angry gallery staff, trade unionists and regular gallery visitors...

A Farewell to Omelas: remembering Ursula Le Guin

Writer Ursula Le Guin, who died on 22 January aged 88, overturned notions of what Science Fiction should be about.

Review: Deportation Discs: A Public Hearing

A multimedia installation exposed the cruelty at the heart of the ‘hostile environment’.