Labour for Sale

Lobbyists for some of the world’s worst companies are cosying up to Labour as it gets closer to power. Labour is embracing them right back.

Saving Britain’s Grassroots Venues

A threat to close down Preston's most iconic grassroots music venue has sparked a campaign to secure its future as a cooperative — and shown a real alternative to the for-profit model destroying local culture.

Sleep Easy, Shane

With humour, warmth and delicate beauty, Shane MacGowan's lyricism profoundly shaped the culture of England's Irish diaspora — and was never afraid to denounce injustice, no matter how unpopular this made him with the powerful.