Tag: civil rights

Move On Up. Curtis Mayfield – Music and message

Emerging from the civil rights movement in the USA, Curtis Mayfield is one of the best exponents of radical soul music and his music lives on, as remembered by John Wheeler.

An unsettled status

Immigration lawyer Mikhil Karnik explains how the British state plans to extend its power over EU nationals and their families.
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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...

Obituary: Martin McGuinness

Pat Stack looks at the struggles which shaped Martin McGuinness and calls out the double-standards of the British Establishment's response to his death. The death of Martin McGuinness has allowed two fairly standard, and on the face...

Review: 13th

Filmmaker Tony Aldis reviews the new Netflix documentary 13th, looking at the civil rights movement, Black Lives Matter and the industrial prison complex. 13th is a new film by Ava DuVernay, the director of the...

Civil Rights and the Trade Union Bill

Ian Allinson discusses the Tories attempts to attack our right to organise in the context of civil rights  Since the election the Tories have moved swiftly to attack civil rights. The Trade Union Bill 2015...

Theresa May on terrorism – ramping up failed, racist policies

Theresa May has unveiled new and extended anti-terrorism measures. As an rs21 member writes, this is a continuation of policies which have failed in the Middle East and are encouraging racism here. Today, in a...