Politicians’ mealy-mouthed condemnations and crocodile tears are the order of the day. Instead, people should answer the call from Gaza for solidarity protests, writes Kevin Squires.
To commemorate the 193rd anniversary of the death of English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley on 8th July 1822, Kevin Squires reviews a recent graphic novel that weaves the story of Shelley’s radical poem The Masque of Anarchy with the life of Pauline Newman, a socialist organiser who was active
Recording of a post film talk about the life and times of revolutionary leader Thomas Sankara and the history of Burkina Faso (the film is embedded at the end of this post). The talk, which was given by Lassane Ouedraogo, a Burkinabe refugee who has been in Ireland since 2007,
ListenLeft Podcast #1 – Crisis: Greece, Ireland and the EU. Recording of an open discussion on the EU crisis featuring economic historian Conor McCabe and journalist and Greek solidarity activist Ronan Burtenshaw. The discussion was hosted by LookLeft Trade Union Forum on Wednesday 5th August 2015.
Over the past year a growing grassroots campaign for jobs justice has been winning small but significant victories in a guerrilla war against the JobBridge cheap labour scheme. Established last year, the Work Must Pay campaign has been taking on exploit- ative employers who have been using the Jobbridge scheme
LookLeft’s Kevin Squires talks to Owen Jones, columnist and author of Chavs: The Demonisation of the Working Class In his mid-20s Shelfield native Owen Jones is already a best-selling political author, columnist for The Independent and regular talking head on British TV. Remarkably, he is all of these things whilst