Ash Wednesday: What About the White Working Class?
Has the idpol-loving left abandoned the white working class? The answer is a bit more complicated than the Tories would have you think.
Analysis: Generation Left Might Not Be That Left After All
by James Meadway
The Lockdown: Deaths in State Custody 1: Justice for Sean Rigg
The Lockdown: Prison Island: Prison Expansion in the UK
Back with a new series, hosts Oonagh Ryder and Sam Swann speak to Nicole, a researcher at Corporate Watch about the British government’s plans for prison expansion, how this will impact people inside and outside prisons and how communities across the country are resisting.
The Lockdown: “Just Paint the Walls Pink”: Gender, Prison and Carceral Feminism
Oonagh Ryder speaks to Mo Mansfield, a social justice campaigner and women’s sector professional. They discuss what carceral feminism is, how it has helped to expand and entrench the criminal justice system and how we can move beyond this towards an abolitionist feminism.
The Lockdown: What Is Abolition?
The Lockdown: Guilty by Association: How to Get a Life Sentence for a Murder You Didn’t Commit
The Lockdown: Ending the Cycle of Violence
The Lockdown: Beyond Prison: Michael Balogun Part 2
The Lockdown: Prison and Beyond: Michael Balogun
The Lockdown: The Lockdown: the End of Policing
Sam Swann and guest host Connor Woodman discuss the book, The End Of Policing with its author Alex S. Vitale. They discuss the ways that the police exacerbate social problems and what the alternatives might be.
The Lockdown: The Lockdown: Justice in Films
Hosts Oonagh Ryder @Oonskie and Sam Swann @SamGSwann chat about how justice is portrayed in films with filmmaker and writer Joel Blackledge @TheGreatDamfino. They discuss the role of the prison in films and TV, which characters are deserving of our sympathy and how punishment is the backdrop to so much of our entertainment.
The Lockdown: The Lockdown: the Myth of Rehabilitation
The Lockdown: The Lockdown: Containing Gender
The Lockdown: ‘Tools and Windows’: Books for Prisoners
Hosts Oonagh Ryder and Sam Swann speak to Luke Billingham from Haven Distribution, an organisation that provides books for prisoners. They discuss the difference books can make to prisoners’ lives, and why the left should stop being armchair abolitionists. Put down your Adorno and send your books into prisons!
The Lockdown: Prisons: Abolition or Reform?
Novara FM: Nina Power: Decapitalism
On #NovaraFM, Nina Power joins James Butler to talk about ‘decapitalism’ – from severed heads to sovereignty to contemporary anticapitalism and more.