On the back of the huge commercial success of reggae in the 1970s, a new breed of producers and MCs sought to update the music for the 80s.
Former US president Bill Clinton’s secretary for labor Robert Reich thinks inequality is too high and that the rich should pay more tax. He endorsed Bernie Sanders for president.
Racist violence blew up on the streets of west London on 30 August 1958.
The Idea Home Show at the Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
New film Battle of the Sexes shows the sexism of the 1970s and one of the battles against it, but misses the broader context
The “people’s laureate” Benjamin Zephaniah is taking his autobiography on tour this spring.
Network is about an ageing news anchor getting mad.
Hit series gets its dramatic power from looking at world events. It doesn’t sugar-coat politics and it takes its audience seriously, argues Hope Ryan
A new design exhibition in London gives a graphic illustration of the impact of revolution and counter-revolution in Russia after 1917, writes?Nadia Sayed
As the twentieth century wore to a close, Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials trilogy offered a vastly superior alternative to the interminable adventures of Harry Potter.
This new gallery explores working life in the coalmines of County Durham through original artefacts and artwork from prominent mining artists such as Tom McGuinness and Norman Cornish.
For Your Grandchildren is a film about the struggle against the Sabal Trail Pipeline in Florida. The film’s director Mike Tintner spoke to Kim Hunter
Dave’s new song Question Time voices the harsh reality many face under a Tory government.
Lovers of toilet humour and references to the philosopher Hegel will adore Young Marx. Unfortunately for the rest of us, there is little that’s either edifying or funny about this odd choice of a maiden production for the new Bridge Theatre.
Plus: Portrait of Palestine, Pop Art from North Africa and Grime4Justice
In the film, a young girl is accused of witchcraft in Africa and is drawn into a world of corruption and sexism, writes Charlie Kimber
Labour of Love is a new rom-com by fashionable playwright James Graham.
In his final book documenting London, the writer and walker Iain Sinclair chronicles the city he feels he is losing.
United struggle can help beat sectarianism—but alone it isn’t enough. That’s the message of an important new book about the 1932 Outdoor Relief Riots in Belfast, writes Colm Bryce