Mat Ward looks back at July's political news and the best new music that related to it.
Barry Healy reviews Quake, which gives an insight into family dysfunction and violence and how individual members come to bear the guilt of collective failures.
Texan singer/songwriter/guitarist James McMurtry is a gentle guy, but when he aims to hit governmental or human failings and hypocrisy, he strikes hard, often with wit and sardonic humour, writes Bill Nevins.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus presents reading for greens and reds, with new books on work, extractive industry, empire, pandemics, organising and socialism.
Barry Healy reviews a new animated film bringing Anne Frank’s story to life for contemporary audiences.
Sam Wallman has released his long-awaited first book, Our Members Be Unlimited, a comic about workers and their unions. Andrew Chuter reviews.
Namarali tells the story of Worrorra man Donny (Yorna) Woolagoodja's project to replenish and renew Worrorra tradition and pass on this knowledge to young Worrorra people, writes Barry Healy.
Kaepernick & America portrays a person of courage and commitment while revealing the racist sickness at the heart of US culture, writes Barry Healy.
Kamala Emanuel reviews Nils Melzer's highly readable book, which offers a wealth of information on the ongoing persecution and torture of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Alex Salmon reviews Elvis, Baz Luhrmann’s new biopic which explores the life and music of the global cultural icon known as the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll”.
Mat Ward looks back at June's political news and the best new music that related to it.
Stephen Coates reviews Fue Golpe, which chronicles the coup that unfolded in Bolivia in November 2019 against the country’s elected president Evo Morales and the Movement Towards Socialism (MAS) government.
Barry Healy reviews Shadow, a new film by Geelong's Back to Back theatre company, which humorously and creatively explodes conventional assumptions about people with disabilities.
The link between the entertainment industry and the military industrial complex has never been more evident than in the promotion of the latest offering in the Top Gun franchise, writes Binoy Kampmark.
Tamara Pearson spoke to Xun Sero, a filmmaker from Mexico’s southern Chiapas state on the release of his new film, Mamá, which premiered in Mexico this month.
Derek Wall reviews Leigh Bloomfield's new documentary, a fly-on-the-wall, reality TV-style narrative of the April 2019 Extinction Rebellion uprising that shut down much of central London.