Hundreds of thousands of people across the world are taking part in actions called by the School Climate Strikers ahead of the climate summit in […]
In the radical spirit of the great reform movement, the Manchester People’s Assembly for Reform has launched a digital brainstorm to crowd-source ideas that rethink democracy.
Six Acts to Reboot Democracy launches this weekend as part of the celebrations/commemoration of […]
The UK ’s political system is on the brink of imploding. So when the Commons returns in early September, MPs, led by Labour, must be prepared to take drastic action to defy Boris Johnson’s plan to sideline Parliament.
A potentially […]
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 […]