John Foster / 28 May 2021

Rage Against the Machines

Breaking Things at Work, by Gavin Mueller

Technology is so thoroughly imbricated in our lives that questioning it has become taboo. Particularly on the left, where it's synonymous with the emancipation of labour.(...)

Charlie Bertsch / 27 Jan 2021

The Impossibility of Being Original

The Buzzcocks’ Complete UA Singles 1977-1980

Next to the Sex Pistols and the Clash, the Buzzcocks were probably the most important British punk band. And, although they never attained the international notoriety of those other groups, they were in many ways the most influential of all.(...)

God save the Kalashnikov. Expat protest mural, Berlin.
Josh White / 06 Jan 2020

Another England is Possible

The Problem With Patriotism

Labour’s devastating defeat has reopened an old debate about England’s future. Labour leadership contenders David Lammy and Rebecca Long-Bailey have issued calls for ‘civic nationalism’ and ‘progressive patriotism’.(...)