Rhian E. Jones (@rhianejones)

Culture editor.


Remembering and Rebuilding Socialist Culture: A talk given at The World Transformed

How collectivism, mutual aid and political education formed a fundamental part of working-class community and culture.

The Defiance of Durham

The achievements of mining communities and unions are celebrated in spite of the conditions in which they arose, not because of them, and this heritage also fuels today's struggles.

“The system needs to be fixed, not the people”: an interview with Collective Encounters Theatre

Can the arts address ordinary people’s experiences of political, social and cultural marginalisation, and redress media sensationalism of working-class lives?

From Revolting Housewives to Big Problems: Women, Class and Politics

To claim that working-class women don't do politics is to overlook past and present experience of how, and what happens when, they do.

Editors' Selection 2018

Some of our editors' favourite pieces we've published in 2018

On Peterloo, poetry, and the politics of protest history

History disproves the idea that political awareness, activism and culture are beyond the grasp of ‘ordinary’ people.

The Age of Authentocracy

Authentocrats is a staging-post in cultural criticism post Corbyn and post post-politics, where it's valid to talk directly about politics and left-populism without being deemed passé.

Conspiracy Theory is now Conspiracy Fact: Interview with Morag Livingstone on her film "Belonging"

Belonging: The Truth Behind the Headlines is a new documentary by Morag Livingstone.

Remembering and Rebuilding Socialist Culture: A talk given at The World Transformed

How collectivism, mutual aid and political education formed a fundamental part of working-class community and culture.

The Defiance of Durham

The achievements of mining communities and unions are celebrated in spite of the conditions in which they arose, not because of them, and this heritage also fuels today's struggles.

“The system needs to be fixed, not the people”: an interview with Collective Encounters Theatre

Can the arts address ordinary people’s experiences of political, social and cultural marginalisation, and redress media sensationalism of working-class lives?

From Revolting Housewives to Big Problems: Women, Class and Politics

To claim that working-class women don't do politics is to overlook past and present experience of how, and what happens when, they do.

Editors' Selection 2018

Some of our editors' favourite pieces we've published in 2018

On Peterloo, poetry, and the politics of protest history

History disproves the idea that political awareness, activism and culture are beyond the grasp of ‘ordinary’ people.

The Age of Authentocracy

Authentocrats is a staging-post in cultural criticism post Corbyn and post post-politics, where it's valid to talk directly about politics and left-populism without being deemed passé.

Conspiracy Theory is now Conspiracy Fact: Interview with Morag Livingstone on her film "Belonging"

Belonging: The Truth Behind the Headlines is a new documentary by Morag Livingstone.