“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?

Cultural Labour in a City of Culture: Some Problems and Alternatives

UK arts policy has rarely paid attention to working conditions. How can a cultural "projectariat" find good quality work while also building vibrant creative scenes?

Resilience as Ideology

Resilience suggests being strong in the face of crisis. On the surface, it could be seen as a state of mind. Incorporated into the political economy of the everyday, however, it takes on an ideological form.

45 Years On: The History and Continuing Importance of ‘No Platform’

Universities are not just sites for the ‘marketplace of ideas’ – fighting racist and fascist ideas means they need to be challenged there as much as on the streets.

Abolish Prisons for Children and Young People

Prison doesn’t work for children and young people. It is a failed institution. What we have to do is the exact opposite: find ways that work and are successful in helping children to feel part of society.

Emma DeSouza and Soldier F Reveal the Colonial Contempt of the UK

The British government has been unilaterally reneging on its obligations under the Good Friday Agreement, showing nothing but contempt for the citizens of its colony in the North of Ireland.

“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?

Cultural Labour in a City of Culture: Some Problems and Alternatives

UK arts policy has rarely paid attention to working conditions. How can a cultural "projectariat" find good quality work while also building vibrant creative scenes?

Resilience as Ideology

Resilience suggests being strong in the face of crisis. On the surface, it could be seen as a state of mind. Incorporated into the political economy of the everyday, however, it takes on an ideological form.

45 Years On: The History and Continuing Importance of ‘No Platform’

Universities are not just sites for the ‘marketplace of ideas’ – fighting racist and fascist ideas means they need to be challenged there as much as on the streets.

Abolish Prisons for Children and Young People

Prison doesn’t work for children and young people. It is a failed institution. What we have to do is the exact opposite: find ways that work and are successful in helping children to feel part of society.

Emma DeSouza and Soldier F Reveal the Colonial Contempt of the UK

The British government has been unilaterally reneging on its obligations under the Good Friday Agreement, showing nothing but contempt for the citizens of its colony in the North of Ireland.