In solidarity with the 1.5 million public sector workers who are set to strike against pay freezes, pension cuts and austerity measures on Thursday 10 July, here are two videos with footage of the 1926 General Strike.
The lack of evidence of gas chambers at the Treblinka death camp in Poland has been used again and again by Holocaust deniers as “proof” that the Nazis did not exterminate 6 million Jews.
One of the most profound statements on music I’ve ever heard or read was made by the saxophone player Charlie Parker, he said:
At the end of May, the Front National results in the European elections sent a shockwave across France. Here we look at the causes of this disaster, and at what can be done.
After the initial shock of the fascist Front National’s victory in the European elections in France with a record 25% of the vote, it’s time to look at where that vote came from.
I was saddened to hear of the death of one of my favourite jazz pianists, Horace Silver.