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30 August 2017
Music review: 'Another Day' stands in the best tradition of British radical folk music
23 August 2017
Review - 1919: Britain's year of revolution: Like countries across Europe, Britain was not immune to the impact of the 1917 Russian revolution
5 July 2017
Book review: Exactly 200 years ago a 17 year-old Nottinghamshire girl was murdered walking home to Papplewick village from nearby Mansfield
22 February 2017
The title 'Cooked' doesn't exactly sound like essential political viewing. But in this adaptation of Michael Pollan's 2013 bestselling book of the same title, the author examines the contribution of cooking to human development and progress.
15 February 2017
Graphic novel review: 'The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia': The vivid artwork, detailed notes, and narration and dialogue drawn from the subjects' own writings and speeches, can bring to life these events
8 February 2017
Non-fiction review: Lenin on the Train: When the February revolution broke out in Russia in 1917 and the Tsar was overthrown, Vladimir Lenin was living in exile in Switzerland.
11 January 2017
Fiction review: A Very British Ending: Rarely does a political spy novel contain so much historical fact, written in such a gripping manner as Edward Wilson's 'A Very British Ending'.
19 December 2016
It's clear from the off that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, a spin-off from the main saga, is a little bit different. The whole scenario is an allegory for American imperialism and intervention in the Middle East, and the insurgency it has created.
16 November 2016
Film review: 'A Street Cat Named Bob' is the heart-warming story of a man trying to beat addiction and homelessness with the support of his pet cat.
17 October 2016
BBC2's Poetry Night - a collection of poetry programmes - got off to an inauspicious start with eulogising over John Betjeman. The highlight, though, was the live performance of Kate Tempest's new work 'Let Them Eat Chaos'. It truly is an amazing work.
18 May 2016
'Occupied' is a ten-part Norwegian TV political thriller. A Green government suspends extraction of fossil fuels, prompting a Russian invasion of Norway, writes Clive Walder.
11 May 2016
Photographic review: 'Estate' Photographer Robert Clayton's exhibition 'Estate' is a valuable reminder of what it meant to live in a council estate, and how Thatcherism continues to ravage this.
30 March 2016
Seeing alternative rock four-piece Enter Shikari in Cardiff turned out to be less a show and more an all-out assault on practically all our senses. And it was awesome!, writes Ronnie Job.
4 November 2015
The Program is a biographical drama about Lance Armstrong, the disgraced former professional cyclist - and the efforts of investigative journalist David Walsh to expose him.
30 September 2015
This pamphlet provides a context for the struggle for workers' rights against the attempts of the rich to curtail them.
16 September 2015
"You can relax. There's no trick questions - this isn't an Atos work capability assessment." The Daily Mirror justly placed this shrewd aside in the top three gags at this year's Edinburgh Fringe
17 May 2002
'SENSATIONAL' CAN be an overworked cliche deployed by publishers to maximise sales. But Michael Moore's book really is sensational. The US capitalists and their hirelings in the media certainly think
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