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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Wigan – the name is full of resonance. Little did we know that our meeting place, Sunshine House, was close to the old tripe shop where writer George Orwell penned […]
Identity, ideology & culture in a neoliberal world
Presentation at Wigan Teach-In, 24 November 2018
Is culture only a tool for the 1%? What does a cultural strategy for an emancipatory movement look like? Beyond divide and rule – privileging and […]
Introduction to Getting to Grips with Neoliberalism Teach/Learn-in – Wigan 24 November 2018
We are here to reach a deeper understanding of what neoliberalism, how it is changing. What do we want to do?
* learn from each other as well as […]
In the run-up to Remembrance Sunday, it’s time to commemorate not only the end of World War I but the revolution that forced an end to hostilities.
Early in November 1918, sailors on the German fleets mutinied, refusing to attack […]
That we’ve broken their statues
That we’ve driven them out of their temples
doesn’t mean at all that the gods are dead.
Ionia, CP Cavafy
Oceania at London’s Royal Academy has opened at a time when efforts by indigenous, native and first peoples to […]
If you thought global corporations just sold stuff like trainers or phones, think again. China-based Tencent is the world’s biggest Internet-related products company with a market value of US$850 billion, making it the largest enterprise in Asia. The phenomenon […]
The challenge of understanding today’s complex and contradictory social world was at the heart of “Deconstructing Neoliberal Hegemony”, a two-day international symposium, organised by the International Friends of Ilyenkov.
The work of the IFI has taken on a heightened significance […]
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 […]