Music helps us struggle for a better world

Amy Downham is inspired by a recent book about music and politics. I met Dave Randall a few years ago on an antiracism march. I had recently joined rs21 in search of reassurance that I wasn’t alone in...

The Reunion

Artwork by Caliban's Revenge.

The Unconquerable Inscription

To mark Lenin's 150th birthday, The Artful Doodler has made a short film of Bertolt Brecht's poem 'The Unconquerable Inscription' (1934).

Through the looking glass darkly: a review of Blade Runner 2049

Science Fiction has a way of questioning our position in the world: by imagining the future we imagine the present. In this piece Jozef Doyle assesses the refraction of late capitalist society through Blade Runner 2019...

Review: The Twittering Machine

Mark Murphy reviews Richard Seymour's latest book, which uses a psychoanalytical framework to understand the phenomenon of social media.
Trixie Smith

Music of the people: The Blues

Mitch Mitchell is back with another people’s music playlist. This time he’s here with a brief history of The Blues

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...
The promotional image of the documentary Epstein: Filthy rich

Review: Epstein: Filthy rich

Kate Bradley reviews a documentary series focusing on giving a voice to the survivors of Jeffrey Epstein.

Review: Sorry to Bother You…

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

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.