Officious – Josie Appleton

by on June 17, 2017

For several years Appleton has been documenting the ever-increasing reach of petty bureaucracy in the UK. She has focussed on several areas including: 'Safeguarding' and [more…]

State and Revolution. V. I. Lenin

by on April 11, 2017

This revolutionary pamphlet was written by Lenin in August and September 1917, that is between the two revolutions¬†in Russia. (The February uprising which led to [more…]

The Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize 2016

by on February 15, 2017

Taylor Wessing LLP is an international law firm with offices in 33 countries around the world. Since 2008 they have been sponsoring a major portrait [more…]

Review: Celebration of Awareness by Ivan Illich

by on November 15, 2015

This book is a collection of illich's papers and presentations on a range of themes. Quite a few concern the role of the Church in [more…]

Palms – a film by Artur Aristakisyan

by on November 9, 2014

This film was released in 1993. I've only just discovered it.

The DVD I bought was in Russian with English sub-titles. It included an interview [more…]

The Thief (Vor) [Film]

by on November 7, 2013

The Thief or Vor is a Russian film directed by Pavel Chukhrai. It was released in 1997.

The author of this review is not a [more…]