Keep On Keeping On! – the Redskins and me (part 2)

In the second part of his recollections on the Redskins, Colin Revolting recalls being a revolutionary during the miners' strike and its aftermath during the Redskins' growing popularity, including TV appearances, being attacked by...

Malevich: new art for a new world

Lois JC (Brixton) reviews the Tate Modern's new show Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art at the Tate Modern is the first retrospective of the Russian avant garde artist Kazimir Malevich (1879-1935) in 25 years. The exhibition illustrates,...

Gabriel García Márquez: magic and memory

Mike Gonzalez writes Gabriel García Márquez, who has died aged 87, was a globally recognised name even before he won his Nobel Prize in literature on 8 December 1982. His greatest work One Hundred Years of Solitude was translated into 20...

A brief history of the Teddy Boys

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

rs21 Readers and Writers recommend 2016, part 1

We asked our readers and writers to pick a cultural highlight of the year. Read on for suggestions of books, films, TV, music and even a cook book... Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh Colin Barker When...

Review: Never Again

Colin Revolting reviews Never Again by David Renton, the story of the fascist National Front and the campaign which stopped it in its tracks.

Nein, Nyet, No: a brief history of jazz, rock & roll, race and repression

Mitch Mitchell takes a look at the music that made racists and rulers come out in hives Jazz was the first popular music to sweep the world. The first jazz record was made in 1916 and that opened...
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, at the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther...

The Other Side of the Commonwealth: ‘Emancipation Acts’ Review

Christine Bird reviews a new performance exploring Scottish links to slavery Who knew that Glasgow's Gallery of Modern Art is housed in the 18th century mansion of tobacco merchant William Cunninghame? There is not so...

revolutionary reflections | Theatre of the Oppressed as a political method

Sophie Coudray introduces the work of the Brazilian theatre practitioner Augusto Boal and the potential of its method for revolutionary praxis.