Focusing upon the production of post-punk art, film, music, & publishing, this book offers new perspectives on an overlooked period of cultural activity, & probes the lessons that might be learnt from history for artists & musicians working under 21st century conditions of austerity.

Full list of contributors: Gavin Butt, Sue Clayton, Kodwo Eshun, Mark Fisher, Green Gartside, Dominic Johnson, Lydia Lunch, Eliete Mejorado, … More

The introduction of free health care was the first brick laid on the road to the social welfare state. So it has always been difficult for me to listen to politicians, proud possessors of health insurance & shares in private health care companies, when they talk about how the health service that we fought so hard to build must change.

  From the deprivation of 1930s Barnsley and the terror of war to the creation of our welfare state, Harry … More