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Cynthia Cockburn reviews The Power of Place: Urban Landscapes as Public History by Dolores Hayden (The MIT Press, 1995)
'Fifty years ago, hand over heart, Rose McGuire Roberts stepped off the Windrush with her good hands, her dab hands, her handy hands.' Jackie Kay's short story takes a close look at the reality of life in the UK for the Windrush generation.
Val Wilmer remembers the music of the Windrush generation, and the effect they had on British cultural life.
Stuart Hall reflects on the significance of Sounding's Windrush issue
Cynthia Cockburn, Lynette Hunter
Cynthia Cockburn describes some of the collaborations of the Women Building Bridges Project.
Jeremy Gilbert argues that all the talk about persuading New Labour to rethink is hopeless optimism, and that the only way to oppose its wholehearted embrace of neo-liberalism is to build popular opposition to the government, and to the global forces to which it is linked.
Andrea Westall suggests alternative ways of thinking about economics.
In words and photographs Cynthia Cockburn explores our discomfort and anxiety around the lifeless body.
In the US a barely concealed racist backlash is helping to undermine fragile moves towards progress.
Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja charts the history of the Congo's own democratic traditions, and argues that outside intervention has not assisted their development.
Michael Rustin argues that greater well-being is unlikely to be promoted in a system whose main goal is increased economic efficiency.
The English left needs a model of civic nationalism if England is to have a progressive future.