Zhenya Oliinyk on illustrating life in wartime Ukraine
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Tommy Hodgson is a writer and researcher, who is particularly interested in topics which cross political and cultural spheres, especially in former colonies and post-Soviet states. He is also active in Our Future Now, a radical collective fighting for climate justice and social equality. Website
The politics behind food, its radical potential and how to harness it in a progressive direction
Can party spaces become a bastion of the climate movement?
Why we need music and culture to be at the forefront to build alternative movements of resistance and liberation
How using a camera to capture the spirit of protest and brutality of modern migration can provide a genuine pushback against the prevailing narrative
Is our reliance on social media apps for activism always a cause for good?
The British carceral state’s rotten food system and what needs to be done to change it
When we think of Russia, we often picture the European cities of St. Petersburg and Moscow, with only a vague idea of what lies beyond. However, Russia is made up of much more than its most celebrated centres. It has a drastically diverse geography as well as various ethnicities, with...
During the 20th century, the western music industry benefited hugely from capitalist expansion, a growing international audience and technological advances. Despite the material benefits of producing hits, many artists achieved success through challenging the very system in front of them. Popular music has often had an anti-establishment edge to it:...
‘Fake news’ is a term which has become unnervingly commonplace in our popular lexicon. Its implied definition and use – one of spotting misinformation and exposing it – can be a useful tool for protecting the public from the harms of false narratives. Uncovering fake news is often pursued by...
Mass protests in Belarus have been ongoing since Alexander Lukashenko, the former Soviet Republic’s president for the past 26 years, won a widely contested victory back on August 9th. Huge crowds of demonstrators erupted across the landlocked Eastern European country, issuing a range of demands starting with the resignation of...