This summer, Malmö’s Moderna Museet, along with its partner, the Sztuki museum in Łódź, Poland is staging a must-see show about Modernism. It brings to life two little-known Polish artists whose ideas and life were shaped by revolution and […]
Is neoliberalism – whereby the state promotes and facilitates the supremacy of the market in every area of society alongside tariff-free global trade – finally coming off the rails after an almost 40-year run?
Paradoxically, the most serious attack on […]
This is the story not just about the artefacts of a revolution, but about one man’s dedicated struggle to restore the truth of what happened in the Soviet Union during and after 1917.
David King, who died last year, was […]
On the Woodstock Road into Oxford lies one of the most renowned of England’s public schools – St Edward’s (or Teddies). Its Victorian quadrangle and chapel exude privilege and establishment values.
But here’s a surprise. Celebrating its tenth anniversary – […]
If only the curators had given Impressionists in London a different name: “How some artists crossed the channel to escape from war-torn Paris with some sculptures and stunning riverscapes by Monet and Derain thrown in at the end”.
If only […]
Wars of intervention did not begin with Iraq in 2003. In 1918, shortly after the Russian Revolution armies from 14 countries were sent to support right-wing and monarchist forces fighting to overthrow the Bolsheviks.
The revolutionary government’s withdrawal from World […]
Outside the door opening up to the Soul of a Nation exhibition at Tate Modern screens offer vintage news footage of Black leaders Martin Luther King, Stokely Carmichael, James Baldwin, Malcolm X and Angela Davis.
These men and women – […]
The Bavarian revolutions of 1918-1919 – and those in the rest of Germany – were the first to take place in an advanced capitalist country. Inspired by the Russian Revolution, whose centenary is marked this year, they challenged the […]
Trump’s comments about the conflict in Charlottesville at yesterday’s news conference – if it can be called that – have sent shock waves around the United States.
Veteran presenters on CBS television said they had “never seen a news conference […]
1 The present political and economic system prioritises and serves powerful corporate and financial interests and not those of the majority.
2 Therefore the system cannot be regarded as democratic in a meaningful way, as is claimed by the ruling […]