Here's a look back at March's political news and the best new music that related to it. You can also listen to a podcast of this column, including all the music, here.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus introduces six new books that are worth reading — and one that isn’t.
Jazz is quintessentially American music. But, as Barry Healy writes, the story of jazz is a harrowing tale of racism and criminal violence stretching through to the present day.
Even before it was released and became a New York Times bestseller, Gayle Tzemach Lemmon’s book The Daughters of Kobani made headlines, writes Marcel Cartier.
In the early 1970s, the National Front was on the rise in Britain. So a ramshackle group of DIY leftists organised Rock Against Racism and took on the fascists. White Riot is a celebration of their struggle and victory, writes Barry Healy.
Chris Nelius, the director of Girls Can’t Surf, spoke with Green Left about the making of the film.
The magnificence of the Black Panther Party and its martyed leader, Fred Hampton, are brought to life in Judas and the Black Messiah, a film with a few defects, writes Barry Healy.
Mat Ward takes a look back at February's political news and the best new music that related to it.
Isabelle Huppert comes to rule the Parisian hashish trade in this comedy/drama that demonstrates the casual violence of the French police, writes Barry Healy.
Bye Bye Morons is a sweet French comedy with a satirical bite, writes Barry Healy.