Labour and political songs have existed since the beginning of the 19th century ranging from worker and abolitionist songs to farmers’ laments and spirituals.
Hollywood has a long history of taking a real person and creating fictionalised versions.
A number of student unions have decided they will not allow Robin Thicke’s number one single “Blurred Lines” to be played in their commercial venues.
Paul Fyssas, killed by a fascist in Piraeus on 17 September, grew up in the working class neighbourhoods of Keratsini.
The Cluny, Ouseburn, Newcastle, NE1
Newcastle Workers' liberty supporters have been involved in organising Born in the NHS gig with Dog Years, Waskerely Way and DJs.
Its Sat 24 August - from 7.30/8pm at the Cluny, Ouseburn, Newcastle
all funds to support coaches to TUC Save the NHS national demo
Excerpts from a discussion among Solidarity readers about the using the phrase "The Witch Is Dead" about Thatcher's death.
The Stretch, Goldsmiths College Students Union
Come and listen to some of the best in live music and spoken-word poetry - including from campaign supporters, south London residents, and Goldsmiths students - and help raise funds and awareness for the Save Lewisham Hospital campaign.
More details, including line-up and ticketing information, is on its way. For now – save the date!
Facebook event here.
This is the text of a speech given by hip-hop artist and spoken-word poet The Ruby Kid at a Workers' Liberty meeting at Goldsmiths University in November 20
Sixto Rodriguez is a Mexican-American singer-songwriter from Detroit.
After re-forming in 2010 for a series of live shows, Godspeed You Black Emperor! (GYBE!) returned to the recorded music scene following a decade of silence, slipping their latest album “Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!” on to the merchandise table at a gig in Boston on 1 October.