Marcus Rashford is challenging neoliberal framings of poverty. We should call him a hero, argues Siobhan McGuirk – without letting his sponsors off the hook
Category: Red Pepper column
Column: Who’s laughing now?
Commentary on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the UK arts industry, highlighting the danger of working class artists facing further exclusions post-lockdown – not least in world of comedy
Column: Political plays
Games and play have always functioned as tools for socialisation – and politicisation. So why do we continue to underestimate the radical potential of video games?
Column: Left stage
A celebration of theatre created at the margins, away from the pantomime of British politics.
Column: Streaming across borders
Streaming services are meanwhile altering the way that we consume – and produce – TV. But this revolution good for politics?
Column: This machine kills fascists
The legend of Victor Jara, singing “Venceremos” in the Chile Stadium in 1973 rather than cower in the shadow of … More
Column: Rewriting history – museums and ‘neutrality’
In May 2018, the director of the Victoria & Albert Museum, Tristram Hunt, announced: ‘I see the role of the museum … More
Column: Beyond blockbusters
Issue 223 of Red Pepper, focuses on new union-led battles and strategies in and beyond the UK. The culture section looks … More