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Wonder Woman UN appointment less about gender than Israel, Syria and World War III

Reports of Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman appointment to the UN miraculously omit her Israeli Army background More proof that we’ve slipped into the Twilight Zone as the popular culture takes a hit. Today’s news about Wonder Woman at the United Nations yields a graphic example of how slippery the media is and why we need […]

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Tories under pressure to go for investment: Labour’s opportunity to drive the economic narrative

The Reluctant Capitalist: keeping the Left up to speed From Anna’s Facebook post Sunday 2nd October 2016: I’ll give this to Team Corbyn for free (as always). I’m delighted to see left arguments for infrastructure investment entering the debate at the Labour conference. What you might not know is that investors, AKA the capitalist class,

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Helena Bonett’s Tate film of Barbara Hepworth’s Trewyn Studio in St Ives screened

I’m delighted to learn that Helena Bonett’s film of Barbara Hepworth’s Trewyn Studio — now a Tate St Ives museum — includes a clip of my 2006 video (above) and is now out doing the rounds. Next screening 15th June at Porthmeor Studios in St Ives. From the DVD cover: Trewyn Studio in St Ives,

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Lucy Sheen’s moving documentary, Abandoned Adopted Here, launched at SOAS, 7th April

Abandoned Adopted Here — SOAS 7 pm.7th April 2016. DLT Lecture theeatre. SOAS. London. WC1H 0XG. The first public screening of the acclaimed documentary – Abandoned Adopted Here by Lucy Sheen. From 50s, 60s Colonial Hong Kong to pre-multicultural UK, a group of Hong Kong foundlings were transracially adopted. Lucy interviewed a few of her

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