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Comment and Analysis

Radical Music: Black Lives Matter - Singing out & shutting up

Penny Stone suggests some ways in which white activists can show solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter 


Poynted remarks

Our columnist vents on the Covidiot-shaming, statues and more. 


Editorial: The world turned upside down

Gabriel Carlyle examines the possibilities - for good and bad - opened up by the mother of all 'trigger events' 


Looking beyond the coronavirus pandemic: brave new world or same old suffering (and then some)?

Will the coronavirus pandemic change the way that we all do our politics and economics, or will we return to the same precarious globalising neoliberal world order? Worse still, could that world order already be mutating to pose an even greater threat to our livelihoods, freedoms and indeed life on Earth?


High ideals: VE Day, Covid and an anti-militarist future

On the 75th anniversary of VE Day, Joe Glenton from ForcesWatch reflects on what happened to the ideas and hopes that flourished after the Second World War, and what we can learn from this for a post-COVID world. 


Chile 2011

Magellans roll back gas price rise 


Radical Music: 'Music is powerful'

It's too important not to sing just now, says Penny Stone


A Hidden Life

Pat Gaffney reviews the new biopic of Franz Jägerstätter


Obituary: Leslie Pope: 28 September 1918 – 23 December 2019

WW2 conscientious objector who played important role in the campaign to remove US cruise missles from Greenham Common


Diary: 'the clear and present danger'

Our Leeds-based cooperator questions her grasp on reality