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Director of Peterloo, Mike Leigh

Ahead of his upcoming film, Peterloo, Mike Leigh speaks to Sam Thompson about...

Husna Rizvi is inspired by Labour’s fringe festival

Labour in office has always been ‘pro-nukes and pro-empire’. What can Corbyn bring to the table? Richard Seymour...

Britain’s extraction of mineral wealth from Papua has led to a political crisis, Giacomo Grison reports.

How did we get to the point where two African countries are trying to shut down our aid funded schools? Nick Dearden...

These latest announcements look like a modern-day scramble for Africa, Kate Osamor writes.


The agreement between Canada and the EU remains the wrong type of trade deal. Alex Scrivener writes.

Jillian York interviews Erika Lust about the consequences of proposed laws which aim to...

Naomi Colvin weighs the pros and cons of the EU draft Directive on whistleblower protection and wonders how...

A new popular movement is born – and it might just halt a Brexit disaster. Vanessa Baird dares to hope.

A march on the one year anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire. The LRB’s Andrew O’Hagan can’t rewrite the Grenfell narrative, argues rapper Potent Whisper.

The LRB’s Andrew O’Hagan can’t rewrite the Grenfell narrative, argues rapper Potent Whisper.

Surrey and Sussex Six

Six women are fighting an injunction against drilling protests. Vicki Elcoate explains why

U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Saratoga anchored at the Diego Garcia naval base in the 1980s.

Revealed: Ships at the controversial naval base are crammed dangerously close. Katie McQue reports.

A screenshot from Lush’s spycops campaign

Lush’s exposure of spycop wrongs will improve policing, Jenny Jones argues.

Front man Ian Curtis committed suicide in 1980, but the myth of Curtis and Joy Division lives on, Peter Kenworthy...

Passengers at Clapham Junction, south London. According to a 2017 Legatum Institute poll 76 per cent of British passengers want the railways in public ownership.

Nick Dowson dismantles the notion that the private sector does things better.


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