Another potentially interesting film tackling the human downsides of globalisation falls victim to superficial preaching
Tom Jennings reports on the eventful life and death of an outstanding work of anonymous, autonomous public art
These tightly-wound fables describing inadmissible and extenuating circumstances around fictional crimes muddle moral and legal judgmentalism
Feminism is back, and a new book sets out to help prevent it falling victim to the mistakes of the past, according to Tom Jennings
A gentle pantomine, where nothing much happens, to arguably profound effect? Must be another Mike Leigh film!
Its producers claimed inspiration from resistance to injustice, but this film’s sentimental spin is fundamentally flawed.
Two heavily-hyped British media events – this TV series and the film ‘Made in Dagenham’ – link economics and social reproduction with sharply contrasting uses of nostalgia.
Flirting with heroic individualism, this story insists instead on age-old community bonds that everyone else seems to have written off
Tom Jennings finds that there’s rather more than meets the eyes in this entertaining, if excessively clunky, Argentine crime drama
This performance artwork powerfully evokes the blood, sweat and tears of the nurturance underpinning social reproduction, according to Tom Jennings
Articles by Tom Jennings, UK radical cultural critic analysing different elements within popular culture.
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This is a proletarian critique of the U.S. based Nation of Islam (NOI). With anything between 20,000 and 100,000 members and capable of engineering massive reactionary mobilizations, the Nation...
Excerpts from the book Teamster Politics by Farrell Dobbs describing how in the 1930s Teamsters Local 544 and other unionists formed a defense guard that pushed back the Silver Shirts, a fascist...
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