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“My son was killed in the hands of police”

The death of Rashan Charles in police custody has led to the largest anti-police protest in Hackney for some years, and the first large...

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

Nick B looks back at the profoundly political zombie cinema of George A. Romero. "I'm like my zombies. I won't stay dead." On July 16, 2017,...

Analysis

Socialist views mental illness

The politics of mental health

Hazel Croft argues that, while reducing stigma is a good start, we also need a more radical approach to mental health. Mental health has become...

Reviews

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,...

Revolutionary Reflections

revolutionary reflections | Petrocide: Hydrocabons, Conflict and Climate Chaos

Debates around the intersection between oil production, inter-state rivalry and climate change, have become more acute in the period following Trump's election. To see...

revolutionary reflections | Politicising Populism

As the neoliberal model of capitalism has been attacked from left and right, the notion of Populism has become increasingly the currency of mainstream...

revolutionary reflections | The Legacy of Antonio Gramsci

With the crisis in Tory Hegemony, and many gearing up for a left government in Britain, the question of popular rule is becoming an...

revolutionary reflections | A Take on the Political Situation in France

In 2017 the sense of political crisis has deepened across much of the developed world. From the Trump presidency to Corbyn's stunning march on...
Placard reads "There is no planet B"

revolutionary reflections | Climate Change and Migration in the age of Imperialism’s four horsemen

Donald Trump's decision to renege on the Paris climate deal marks a new turn in the headlong flight into climate catastrophe. Despite its flaws,...

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Socialist views mental illness

The politics of mental health

Hazel Croft argues that, while reducing stigma is a good start, we also need a more radical approach to mental health. Mental health has become...

Video: The centre hasn’t held – the global rise of the far right

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a34mUs9UjH4 The Centre Hasn't Held: the Global Rise of the Far Right. Political discussion hosted by rs21 with David Renton & Jairus Banaji. London 25th...

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

Nick B looks back at the profoundly political zombie cinema of George A. Romero. "I'm like my zombies. I won't stay dead." On July 16, 2017,...

It’s 50 years since the Sexual Offences Act – but what changed things for...

This week marks the fiftieth anniversary of the 1967 Sexual Offences Act, which partly decriminalised sex between men. The Act has been portrayed as...

We’re all off to Glasgow in the Green: in defence of the Green Brigade

Jamie Lewis comments on the two-match ban imposed on Celtic supporters the Green Brigade. I don’t think I have seen anything like the Celtic fans...

Videos

Video: The centre hasn’t held – the global rise of the far right

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a34mUs9UjH4 The Centre Hasn't Held: the Global Rise of the Far Right. Political discussion hosted by rs21 with David Renton & Jairus Banaji. London 25th...

Video: Redskins – A flame that can’t be dimmed

Tony Aldis and Colin Revolting pay tribute to the revolutionary rock and soul band Redskins in this ten minute film.  Inspired by The Clash and militant Soul...

Video: Anti-Trump voices

Many people protesting and marching against Trump are doing so for the first time. Who are they? What are they saying? What motivates them?...

The easiest rig to stop is the first one: interview with anti-fracking activist

rs21 spoke to Sue Gough, an activist resisting fracking in Kirby Misperton On 20 December Friends of the Earth and Frack Free Rydale lost a...

One year, one minute, four photographers

Protest photographs from 2016 actions by Steve Eason, Jim Aindow, John Geoffrey Walker and Sherrl Yanowitz https://youtu.be/5VK0cvLejgQ