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Arturo Ui is everywhere – thanks to Trump

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt BrechtReview: The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui by Bertolt Brecht, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Friday 9th June 2017

On the night of this […]

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Galileo for the Corbyn-voting generation

June 10th, 2017|real democracy|0 Comments

The text of Bertolt Brecht’s play Life of Galileo was started in November 1938 only a couple of months after Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax had appeased Hitler and signed the Munich Agreement, […]

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When Trump calls “fake news”, remember who his friends are

Penny Cole, a member of the National Union of Journalists Glasgow Branch, marks May 3, World Press Freedom day

Three of Trump’s global friends have their own solution to “fake news” – […]

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Dark Matters

March 20th, 2017|art, Poetry, Trump|0 Comments

Legendary jazz musician, composer and poet Joe McPhee visited London earlier this month.

He played with Rodrigo Amado, Chris Corsano, Kent Kessler at Cafe Oto in Dalston.  A few days later, he gave a sell-out performance at the Tank music space […]

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Trumplandia and the world of the surreal

The destabilisation of the American political system under the Donald Trump presidency reveals the fragility of the entire edifice of the country’s government and state system.

Built around its famous checks-and-balances constitution – the first legal document in history to […]

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Make 2017 the year of real democracy

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By the RDM editorial collective

This will undoubtedly be a decisive year in the struggle for real democracy. The crisis of the system – political and economical – leaves us no choice […]

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