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The hack on Sony and the cancellation of comedy film The Interview have wider implications – for political film and censorship as well as international relations.

19 December 2014 |

Partisan Diary: A Woman’s Life in the Italian Resistance, by Ada Gobetti is a story of heroism, political courage and humanity. It is also a tale of fear, anguish and human emotion.

16 December 2014 |

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life”.

13 December 2014 |

This website, Dream Deferred, is named after a poem by Langston Hughes. So we are delighted to feature a guest post by Tayo Aluko, playwright and performer of the acclaimed Call Mr Robeson, who explains how his eyes were opened to Hughes’ work – and that of artist and director Steve McQueen, the Turner Prize and Oscar winner.

10 December 2014 |

I took the Piccadilly line westwards from Kings Cross – my destination was Acton Town.

26 November 2014 |

Fascists and far right parties have seized on the fiasco of Poland’s local elections – in which results were delayed for a week after the poll last Sunday – to occupy the national electoral offices and demonstrate in cities across the country.

22 November 2014 |