This timely book by Jude Woodward is an essential counter to arguments that the world faces a ‘China threat’.
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The EU referendum and Brexit have sparked debate about Britain’s relationship with the world and uncertainty about migration.
Celebrating filmmaker and conservationist Eric Ashby, and poet, actor and political activist Heathcote Williams.
Join a huge political and cultural festival in Manchester to coincide with the Tory Party conference.
Join us to demand justice and equal rights for Palestinians now.
To any who claim supremacy over other human beings, to any who believe in racial or religious hierarchy: we are not you.
It’s not about you or I as individuals. When people’s minds are opened up, there is no end to the possibilities.
Among the many tributes in speech and music at the funeral of Heathcote Williams on 14 July 2017 was this elegy by musician and writer Boff Whalley.
Heathcote Williams may be dead, but we’ve not heard the last from him yet, not by a long chalk.
Grenfell survivors fear a whitewash after judge Martin Moore-Bick said the public inquiry will be limited to how the fire started.
Poetry had to unsettle, subvert, with luck destroy, whatever stopped human beings thinking freely and acting justly.
Heathcote Williams, poet, playwright, essayist, lyricist, actor, artist, magician, political activist and much else besides, died 1 July 2017.
Why’d ya do it, she said, they’re mine, all your jewels You just tied me to the mast of the ship of fools
‘Social cleansing’ judge to lead Grenfell Inquiry as Tory promise to re-house survivors locally is broken
The government are clearly preparing a stitch-up, by putting a judge at the heart of the establishment in charge of the inquiry.
“Let us be together and recognise another world is possible, if we come together to… achieve a decent, better society where everybody matters.”
Hollywood actor Al Pacino funded and starred in a film of Heathcote Williams’ play The Local Stigmatic.
“I thought I’d try my hand at harpooning. Fortunately, two suitable targets surfaced.”
Celebrity lives are a form of fantasy for people, a distraction from a reality that recently has been overwhelming and pretty dark.