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20 May 2020

The Jungle: capitalism's remorseless attack on workers' safety and conditions

Fiction review: The parallels between Upton Sinclair's description of 1906 meat packaging factories and workplaces under coronavirus are frightening

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5 June 2019

70 years since the publication of Nineteen Eighty-Four: "But if there was hope, it lay in the proles"

George Orwell's last and most famous novel is still the go-to source, 70 years on, for anti-authoritarian imagery. But the socialist author's 1949 dystopian masterpiece is also widely misrepresented.

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26 October 2016

"We are all Daniel Blake!"

The new Ken Loach film "I, Daniel Blake" premiered at a cinema at Leicester Square, London, on 18 October. The film is about the hard life the main character, Daniel Blake, faces when he needs to access the benefit system after his health deteriorates.

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19 October 2016

The radical life of Paul Robeson

Fighting racism and capitalism with solidarity, socialism and song: An actor who starred on Broadway, a talented college American football player, a brilliant singer - and a socialist and civil rights campaigner at a time when Malcom X and Martin Luther King were just children.

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31 August 2016

Ken Loach and a Socialist seller join Sisters Uncut protest

The Spirit of '45, a film by renowned filmmaker Ken Loach was shown recently at a small local theatre in North Newcastle-upon-tyne.

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18 November 2015

Robert Tressell's characters are all too real to me

Comment - The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists: I have only been a member for a year, and have recently read Robert Tressell's classic socialist novel. I was recommended the title as I am also a decorator like the characters in the book.

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Russell Brand leads protesters on the New Era estate demo outside Westbrook offices in Mayfair, photo Paul Mattsson

Russell Brand leads protesters on the New Era estate demo outside Westbrook offices in Mayfair, photo Paul Mattsson

20 May 2015

Russell Brand's 'The Emperor's New Clothes'

Helen Pattison reviews The Emperor's New Clothes, the latest film starring Russell Brand and directed by Michael Winterbottom

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photo Paul Mattsson

11 March 2015

How can Russell Brand's call for revolution be achieved?

Everywhere you go, if there is struggle against austerity you'll probably find people talking about Russell Brand. His book Revolution describes itself as "the beginning of a conversation that will change the world"

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12 December 2014

BBC's Question Time

Fight the "pound shop" politicians: The cheers for Russell Brand taking on UKIP leader Nigel Farage were not only in the Question Time audience

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5 November 2014

Agree with Russell Brand's call for revolution? Join the Socialist Party!

Russell Brand's mistrust of out-of-touch politicians is shared by millions

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21 October 2014

Russell Brand strikes a chord

Yasmin Alibhai-Brown (20 October) is probably right that Russell Brand is a "dilettante". But he challenges the status quo and stands up for those who are on its sharp end, like the young mothers in Newham

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11 July 2014

Issac Babel: 120th anniversary

13th July 2014 marks the 120th anniversary of the birth of the outstanding Soviet Russian writer Isaac Babel

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11 June 2014

Ken Loach's Jimmy's Hall

Film review: Dramatic, inspiring and full of life, 'Jimmy's Hall', based on the true story of left-wing worker-activist Jimmy Gralton, is in many ways director Ken Loach's sequel to his outstanding 'The Wind That Shakes the Barley', writes Niall Mulholland.

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13 November 2013

Russell Brand - reasons to be cheerful

Sometimes celebrities and popular figures reflect a mood in society at a particular moment without being fully conscious themselves of what they are expressing, writes Nancy Taaffe, Prospective TUSC candidate for 2014 council elections.

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20 March 2013

Books that inspired me

In the first of an occasional series on books that inspired socialists, Tracy Edwards looks at Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell.

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Robert Tressell Banner, made for the Robert Tressell Society in Hastings, showing The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.

Robert Tressell Banner, made for the Robert Tressell Society in Hastings, showing The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists.

11 May 2011

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

Book review and anniversary: The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell is a classic book, which every socialist should read...

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11 November 2010

Review: Call Mr Robeson: A Life, with Songs

KATE JONES reviews Call Mr Robeson: A Life, with Songs, a one-man show currently on tour. It is coming to Coventry (Belgrade Theatre) on 27 November and Lincoln (University) on 11 December. For further...

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9 September 2010

Zola's Germinal: still relevant today

It is 125 years since Emile Zola's Germinal was first published. Dave Gorton delves into one of the most renowned and important works of French literature...

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Michael Moore's film: Capitalism: A love story

Michael Moore's film: Capitalism: A love story

28 October 2009

Film review - Capitalism: a love story

Michael Moore's new film Capitalism: A Love Story opens with a simple message: "Capitalism is evil," and must be replaced with a system that puts the interests of ordinary people over profit, writes Reviewed by Dan DiMaggio, Socialist Alternative, USA.

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21 October 2009

The Greatest Show on Earth: The evidence for Evolution

Reviews: This year included the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth and, in November, the 150th anniversary of the publication of Darwin's On the Origin of Species...

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