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Rescuing Paul Robeson

Paul Robeson's achievements have been shamefully neglected. Chris Nineham reviews a one-man touring play about his life, starring Tayo Aluko.

  • Written by Chris Nineham
  • Category: Arts Review

Exhibition: Shelley’s Ghost

The exhibition Shelley’s Ghost at the Bodleian Library is a rare opportunity to see the manuscripts and mementos of the most remarkable family of radical writers.

Earth 101: Dystopian future is not yet ours

In an unspecified future, Earth's population is kept hard working and ignorant via brain-controlling television broadcasts. The world is manipulated - everything from the Cold War to The Beatles - by the Orwellian 'MI23', whose mantra is 'Truth. Justice. Fear.'

  • Written by Dan Poulton
  • Category: Arts Review

Banksy Backlash

Banksy has hit the big screen with Exit Through the Gift Shop, but the-sauce.org suggests the Bristol graffiti artist is just a public schoolboy cashing in on others' talent.

  • Written by Brendan Montague
  • Category: Arts Review

The face of Globalisation

The Spectre of Hope is a fifty minute documentary produced in 2002 in which John Berger talks to Brazilian photographer Sebasti√£o Salgado about his images of the human cost of globalisation.

  • Written by Ady Cousins
  • Category: Arts Review

Futurism and Revolution

An exhibition of Futurist art at Tate Modern is a visual guide to how history played itself out in Europe and Russia during the 1910s and 1920s

  • Written by Alex Snowdon
  • Category: Arts Review

Our Street

Jimmy McGovern's latest series of The Street is, well, streets ahead of any current drama on British television and a clear manifesto for how Coronation Street should be scripted.

  • Written by Brendan Montague
  • Category: Arts Review

Green Dragons?

The Dragons' Den is slickly produced, intelligently formatted and usually watchable. And just occasionally it offers profound insight into the failures of capitalism.

  • Written by Brendan Montague
  • Category: Arts Review

Yes Men

Andy Bichlbaum and Mike Bonanno hoaxed the BBC into running a live interview in which the Yes Men claimed to represent the Dow Chemicals company offering compensation to the victims of the worst industrial accident the world had seen, Bhopal. Immediately $2 billion was wiped off the company's share price.

  • Written by Brendan Montague
  • Category: Arts Review

Half Nelson

Or Dialectics Downloaded..

The film Half Nelson which stars Ryan Gosling is available on BBC iPlayer until 1am on Friday.
  • Written by Brendan Montague
  • Category: Arts Review

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