18 April 2017
A new adaptation of the novel The Plague showing at the Arcola Theatre is disappointing with stilted, unpolished performances
04 April 2017
The Brexit debate is being conducted by two wings of the British political and media elites. Both claim that Britain leaving the European Union (EU) will lead to profound changes—for the worse, according to the Remainers, for the better according to the Tory and Ukip Brexiteers.
14 March 2017
Racist lies dominate much of mainstream politics. But wide sections of the population are repulsed by the lurch to the right of those at the top.
07 February 2017
It's a cliche that markets are driven by fear and greed. The same is true of the attitude of big business in the US towards Donald Trump.
31 January 2017
Donald Trump is not just “business as usual”. He represents something more overtly and aggressively racist, sexist and undemocratic than most politicians.
13 December 2016
Mark Carney warned last week that politicians had to tackle the growing “isolation and detachment” that working class people feel towards capitalism. The Bank of England governor is just the latest figure in the ruling class to feel the ground shifting beneath his feet.
29 November 2016
There are hard plastic chairs and work on the walls—but this is no ordinary classroom. The ABC of Capitalism is seriously good fun, writes Geoff Brown