FILM REVIEW: We Are Many - Tireless, Ambitious Filmmaking

FILM REVIEW: We Are Many - Tireless, Ambitious Filmmaking

Caroline Frost  20.05.2015
It took director Amir Amirani eight years and two re-mortgages to bring this to the screen, and it shows. 'We Are Many' is an incredibly...
Election Ennui? Try Your Local Cinema...

Election Ennui? Try Your Local Cinema...

Robin Sherwood  30.03.2015
Walking home a few weeks ago, I saw a poster for a screening of the Skip Kite documentary, 'Tony Benn: Will and Testament'. This is a filmic...
Loyalty to the Labour Party

Loyalty to the Labour Party

Ioan Marc Jones  30.10.2014
Unless there is a shift in the way that the Labour Party is represented - buttressed by fair and earnest measures that once again seek...
In Defence of Russell Brand

In Defence of Russell Brand

Ioan Marc Jones  25.10.2014
Brand has undoubtedly empowered some of the politically apathetic young to criticize and question - like Tony Benn did on Da Ali G show...
Where Are Our British Contrarians?

Where Are Our British Contrarians?

Ali Miraj  24.09.2014
Too many people in British public life are "shackled by ambition". But there are the few who seek more than short-term career advancement....
Tony Benn Wasn't A Fan Of Scottish Independence

Tony Benn Wasn't A Fan Of Scottish Independence

PA  20.07.2014
Veteran Labour MP Tony Benn believed independence would "do nothing" for socialism and would weaken both Scotland and England, his brother...

Militant Ignorance: The BBC is Failing Us With It's Servitude To The Right Wing..

Karl Davis  22.06.2014
The BBC needs to be fully autonomous, with a truly independent management and executive team that is free from the temper tantrums of governmental...

Opportunity Knocks - But Who Will Answer?

Grainne Gillis  14.05.2014
A few years back, I was on tour in Germany. By sheer chance, someone I'd gone to college with was sitting in the audience in Munich. It...
May Day Rally To Commemorate Tony Benn And Bob Crow

May Day Rally To Commemorate Tony Benn And Bob Crow

30.04.2014
Thousands of activists are expected to attend a May Day rally today to pay tribute to the lives of rail union leader Bob Crow and veteran...
5 Day Tube Strike To Hit London Underground

5 Day Tube Strike To Hit London Underground

PA  17.04.2014
London Underground workers are to stage five days of strike action in the coming weeks in the long-running row over Tube ticket office...
Mehdi's Morning Memo: Ed's Energy Extravaganza

Mehdi's Morning Memo: Ed's Energy Extravaganza

Mehdi Hasan  28.03.2014
Here are the five things you need to know on Friday 28 March 2014... 1) ED'S ENERGY EXTRAVAGANZA Ed Miliband plans to keep up pressure...
Tony Benn's Children Mourn A Father Who 'Taught Us A Better World Is Possible',

Tony Benn's Children Mourn A Father Who 'Taught Us A Better World Is Possible',

27.03.2014
From the left, the far left and even the right they came, many with tears in their eyes. Politicians and activists of all shades came on...
Tony Benn's Funeral: The Conflict Between Politicians' Words of Praise and Everyday Actions

Tony Benn's Funeral: The Conflict Between Politicians' Words of Praise and Everyday Actions

Matt Hawkins  26.03.2014
It can sometimes stick in the throat to hear these politicians eulogising about "honour" when they seem so short of it themselves... Nick...
Tony Benn's Coffin Arrives At The Palace Of Westminster

Tony Benn's Coffin Arrives At The Palace Of Westminster

26.03.2014
Tony Benn's coffin arrived at the Palace of Westminster on Wednesday where the body of the late former MP is to be placed in the Chapel...
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