New media for a different politics
15/07/2018 11:22 AM
The People Vs Trump
At #StopTrump Owen Jones argues that it’s not just Trump we need to oppose – it’s the politics that he represents and enables.
14/07/2018 01:00 PM
Anyone but England?
I come from an Irish Republican background and politically identify as anti-imperialist. Up until this point I’d always assumed the radical thing to do was to support anyone but England. But my views on the role of football have evolved considerably. And on Wednesday night I supported England for the first time. The World Cup […]
14/07/2018 11:33 AM
Exit From Nightmare: Will Davies on Economic Science Fictions
On #NovaraFM, James Butler is joined by Will Davies, Reader in Political Economy at Goldsmiths, to discuss Economic Science Fictions, dystopia, speculative politics, what neoliberals actually believe, and the fantasies behind Brexit.
13/07/2018 11:22 AM
Stop Trump: Wasteman-in-Chief
On the 13th of July we marched with thousands of other people to tell the wasteman-in-chief that he is not welcome in this country.
11/07/2018 10:26 AM
What’s the Radical Potential of Playing Football?
When, after a gruelling 120 minutes and penalties, England beat Colombia to enter the World Cup quarter finals, a switch seemed to flip on the left: time to talk about football. The usual takes: ‘It’s reactionary and nationalist!’ ‘No, it’s about community and belonging!’ ‘It relies on a toxic form of masculinity!’ ‘No, it’s an […]
10/07/2018 09:36 AM
6 Reasons We Need to #EndSection21
For much of the twentieth century, people renting from private landlords were able to stay in their homes for as long as they were paying the rent. Then, under section 21 of the 1988 Housing Act, the Thatcher government introduced short-term tenancies of six months and gave landlords the power to evict tenants at the […]
09/07/2018 07:25 PM
GOVERNMENT in FREEFALL
Boris is gone. Davis is gone. Join Michael, Ash and Aaron on #TyskySour as we work out wtf it all means.
07/07/2018 09:27 AM
Talented, Diverse, a Team – This England Side is the Opposite of the Country’s Ruling Elite
Watching England beat Colombia on penalties was the first time I have been emotionally invested in the success of our national side since the 2006 World Cup. The reason for this, more even than winning, is how the previously dominant celebrity culture has been discarded. Rather than egos, haircuts and WAGs, football has taken centre-stage. […]
06/07/2018 07:46 PM
Ahead of Trump’s visit to the UK – and the protests to accompany it – James Butler is joined by Ash Sarkar and Richard Seymour to discuss the first 18 months of the Trump regime, transatlantic politics post-Brexit, and the uses of political protest.
05/07/2018 05:29 PM
It’s Coming Home?
Max Shanly and Matt Zarb-Cousin have a casual natter on whether nationalism can ever be positive, why the British state is incapable of running the HS2 train service and while railing against the delegitimisation of the left.