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Book Review: Walls Come Tumbling Down by Daniel Rachel

Daniel Rachel’s excellent new book focuses on the links between music and politics in the 1980s. Ostensibly an oral history of three epochal movements of the era – Rock Against Racism, 2 Tone and Red Wedge – ‘Walls Come Tumbling Down’ shows how these campaigns politicised a whole generation. 438 more words


The personal is political and vice versa

I am deep into which is an oral history of pop ‘n’ politics from Eric Clapton’s notorious Brum rant* in 1976 to Thatcher’s third victory in 1987.  371 more words

The Marxian Roots Of The Robot

Red Wedge, April 7, 2016.

Robots of the world! The power of man has fallen! A new world has arisen: the Rule of the Robots! March!

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