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Women’s history in two books

Rachel Brooks reviews ‘Regeneration’ by Pat Barker and ‘How a Century of War Changed the Lives of Women’ by Lindsey German


New book out: Destruction of Meaning by Simon Hardy

Destruction of Meaning, new ebook, by Simon Hardy


Review: Revolting Subjects

Thom Tyerman reviews Imogen Tyler’s Revolting Subjects: Social Abjection and Resistance in Neoliberal Britain published by Zed Books Taking a wide variety of issues and cases Imogen Tyler provides a comprehensive analysis that displays with clarity the complex workings of neoliberal governmentality […]

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Revolution and Cinema with Ethan Race

In this weeks Brighton New Left Initiative / Anticapitalist Initiative Show, Ishan Cader spoke to film-maker Ethan Race, director of Conflict (2006), Rapture (2009) and Temple Wood (2012). Ethan re-traces and critically examines revolutionary film theory and practice, experimentation in […]


ANTIFA – a call for cultural resistance

This excerpt was taken from Andy Carrington’s new book of poems, ANTIFA.

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‘War Matters’ by Chester Yang

Ishan Cader talked to Chester Yang about his new film, War Matters, protest, and the damaging role of the mainstream media in constructing discourses

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The Spirit of ’45: an elegy to another time?

Stuart King gives his thoughts on the documentary film from Ken Loach


P.s. I love you: The Spirit of 45 review

Ken Loach new film, The Spirit of 45, reminds us all of a precious commodity, the Welfare State. A review by Rachel Brooks.

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