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Culture

Radical music: 'Beware of artists'

Every story we hear, every idea, has the chance to sow a seed of change, of learning, of divergence from the dominant narrative.

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Will there also be singing?

How have activist choirs risen to the challenge of COVID-19?

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‘A woman’s going to send the bombs’

A black woman marks the election of another black woman as vice-president of the US

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Radical music: ‘a good song reminds us what we’re fighting for’

Penny Stone reminds us that we hear music and see human faces.

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Don’t mention My Lai

Gabriel Carlyle takes issue with Aaron Sorkin's new film The Trial of the Chicago 7

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Common health

Linocut by Emily Johns

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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COVID-19

The Peace Museum in Bradford has a new online exhibition, ‘Peace and Pandemic’, exploring the peace movement’s response to COVID-19.

Making hope possible

For all its horrors, the coronavirus pandemic has created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for a shift to a more equitable, socially just, climate-resilient and zero-carbon world – if we can grasp

James Dunkerley, Crusoe and His Consequences

OR Books, 2019 ; 273pp ; £16; available online here

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Commoners Choir, Untied Kingdom

No Masters, 2020; 49 mins; £16.75 inc p&p, available at commonerschoir.com

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