You may never have heard of Cargill, but it’s a company that along with four others – Archer Daniels Midland, Bunge, Glencore International and Louis Dreyfus – controls between 75% and 90% of the world’s grain trade.
Philip Hayes writes about how he began making collages, drawing on the wealth of material I was amassing at the Picket music venue in Liverpool.
One of the most frequent questions asked of anti-fascist and anti-racist organisers is why they wear masks.
Tayo Aluko writes about his experience of travelling on the P&O ferry to Liverpool after a short tour of Ireland.
An oasis of free speech or the mouthpiece of Putin? Steve Moss looks at the RT television news channel, one of the alternative sources appearing on Freeview.
Martyn Lowe looks at the issue of increasing student accommodation in Liverpool.
A song by Ritchie Hunter about Bob Lambert, who is probably the most notorious of the undercover police spies who infiltrated completely legitimate protest and campaigning groups.
Founded in 1905 and known by many as The Wobblies, IWW is an international union with 100 years of history in class struggle.
Carlee Graham, Founder of Blue Ocean Planet (BOP), talks about the disengagement of children from nature.
A short obituary and tribute from Gayna Rose Madder.
Learning to love again: A London broad abroad, desperately seeking soul succour and something to eat.
The artwork of Honduran artist Javier Espinal in Liverpool.
Chumki Banerjee reviews Sandip Roy’s debut novel, Don’t Let Him Know.
Mandy Vere, from News from Nowhere, rounds up her recommended reads.
Rob Harrison reviews the performance of David Bowie’s The Man who Sold the World, featuring Tony Visconti and Woody Woodmansey with Glenn Gregory.
Joe Coventry reviews the album by Neil Campbell, eMErgence, an existential expedition through time, space and life.
Tommy Calderbank reviews the album The Restoration by Babadub, an incredible duo from the heart of the Scouse underground music scene.