Get organised! A guide from Ritzy and Curzon workers

In the past few months the strikes at the Ritzy cinema in Brixton and the growing campaign at Curzon cinema for the Living Wage have been an inspiration for those questioning how we can...

On cultural appropriation, from American Spirit to Palmyra

While symbols and their deployment undoubtedly structure our experience, Will Searby argues that power relations have a materiality that an uncritical understanding of 'cultural appropriation' can obscure.  I still remember the first time I came across American Spirit...

The passing of George A. Romero: king of political horror

Nick B looks back at the profoundly political zombie cinema of George A. Romero

Review: Deportation Discs: A Public Hearing

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

Review: Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age

Olivia Arigho Stiles reviews a new exhibition at the Barbican. The Barbican's new exhibition explores the relationship between photography and architecture in the epoch of modernity.  The exhibition is testament to the enduring power of...

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...

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.

A Marxist theory of music: it’s all in the groove

Kate Bradley interview Mark Abel, author of Groove: An Aesthetic of Measured Time

It’s up to us to change this Town called Malice: the politics of Paul...

John Wheeler looks back at The Jam, who became arguably the most popular and political band to emerge from the punk explosion of 1977. "We'll all be voting Conservative at the next election." Fanzine interview, 1977 "Imagine,...

The Making of a Revolution: Art from Sudan

Allan Struthers reflects on a recent exhibition co-hosted by rs21 and the Sudan Doctors' Union.