Boris Johnson is a clear and present danger to the UK political system and to everyone’s democratic rights. Yet the man who is set to become prime minister next week is having a clear run at moving into 10 […]
We are living in dark, unprecedented times and there are many reasons to feel despondent. I won’t dwell on these here.
This year’s Glastonbury story began with youth leader and grime artist (though I don’t doubt he’d make a good […]
There is a tension, a longing, in this splendid first-ever retrospective of Peter Clossick’s work. Through prolonged observation and countless applications of the brush, pencil or charcoal he creates a sensuous image of inner thought.
This is slow object art. […]
As the Tories brutally turn on each other in their bid to replace Theresa May as prime minister, significant sections of the Parliamentary Labour Party have decided it’s time to launch yet another attack on Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.
The world is on fire but it’s a great time for art – thus Tate Modern’s director, Frances Morris, opening the first-ever UK show devoted to Russian artist Natalia Goncharova.
Political and constitutional crisis, the rise of populism and species […]
The announced closure of Ford’s engine plant in Bridgend, South Wales in 2020 is emblematic of the continuing decline of capitalist production worldwide. In May, global manufacturing output crossed the […]
By Mark Zobov, chair of the Moral and Intellectual Choice Association, Ukraine
Translation by Anna Alexandrovna Krapivnik
The Ukrainian people made their choice: they elected a novice as president, and were condemned again as a bad bunch. They had once voted for a […]
The rapid rise of the Brexit Party to first place in the opinion polls for the European elections is rightly sending shockwaves through Westminster and beyond. It is currently forecast to […]
It’s been calculated that globally we will be exchanging over 293 billion emails each day by the end of 2019. And that’s not counting WhatsApp, Tweets and Facebook messages. So how did we get here?
Making your Mark, an elegant […]
Finding Evald Ilyenkov is a bit of a detective story, charting the rediscovery of long-buried events and writings by a remarkable Soviet-era philosopher.
Much of his work is only now becoming available in English and other languages, as the imperative to […]