Review: Contralto

Kate Bradley reviews Contralto, a one-hour work for video, strings, and percussion that features a cast of transgender women

A brief history of the Teddy Boys

The post war youth subculture that became the subject of a moral panic.

In Remembrance of ‘Alternative Comedy’

Jeremy Hardy was part of a left-wing generation who transformed British comedy and will be sadly missed.

Review: Sorry to Bother You…

Boots Riley's film Sorry to Bother You (USA, 2018) is a breath of fresh air.

‘I was, I am, I will be’ – 100 years after the death of...

The deaths of Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht have haunted the imagination of the left for a century.

I Bring Her a Flower

On the 100th anniversary of the murder of Rosa Luxemburg, we republish a poetic tribute to her written by Sylvia Townsend Warner.

Review: Deportation Discs: A Public Hearing

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

Favourites of 2018: rs21 reviewers recommend…

Our reviewers recommend the music, films, books, exhibitions and TV they discovered in 2018.

Soon (In 48 Years’ Time)

Story written by Alexandra Kollontai in 1922, imagining a communist future

A Kestral for a Knave: fifty years on

Barry Hines's book A Kestrel for a Knave, which became the film Kes, was published fifty years ago this year, but it remains as relevant as ever.