Whether migrants are vilified as 'Thieves' by the establishment or supported by the left in terms of their 'contributions', they are at all times thought of as objects. Panos Theodoropoulos surveys these narratives, and writes that anti-racists must step up their arguments.
The Breaking the Borders antifascist hip hop festival returned to Glasgow for Volume III, four years after our last event in 2019. This time, Interregnum hosted MCs from Austria, Angola, Venezuela, Portugal, Greece, and of course England and Scotland. Half a decade after Breaking the Borders Vol I, Interregnum has
Unrest erupted in Dublin City Centre Thursday evening in the wake of a knife attack. Police say that it is not being treated as a terrorist incident but the far-right seeks to bolster its numbers using such incidents, Sam Lawton writes.
Imogen Tyler is Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University. Her book Stigma: The Machinery of Inequality argues that stigma is deployed by capitalists in order to justify and perpetuate multiple inequalities in today's society. Drawing on her activist work with Morecambe Bay Poverty Truth Commission, Stigma is also an activist
Antifascist hip hop returns to Glasgow on the 30th of November.
In the two months since the relaunch of Interregnum, we have been humbled and inspired by the support we have received. During this very short period and without any funding, relying purely on the collective efforts of four people in Glasgow, Sheffield, and Vienna, we have organised three public events,
Matteo Ciccognani surveys the poverty of Hollywood's attempts to portray revolutionaries and collective struggles, and considers the current state of revolutionary paradigms in popular culture.
Black Rose Anarchist Federation interview Fauda, an anarchist organisation in Palestine.
Cat Lawton-Westerland explores the idea of malleable truth. "The disempowering narrative that we cannot discern the truth, that we do not have the skills to find it, is itself a tool of oppression."
How did Russell Brand go from anti-capitalist spokesman to conspiracy grifter, and what now for the women who've come forward?
Interregnum are hosting a talk and open discussion with Professor Bill McClanahan and Gavin Brewis on the imapcts of policing in our daily lives, and avenues for resistance at 6:30pm, 27th October 2023 at Kinning Park Complex.
Gavin Brewis traces the history of Scotland's 'War on Neds'. At the centre of a nation-wide moral panic targeting working class youth, Neds created a complex culture that was a direct response to material conditions of poverty, violence, and exclusion.
The feigned disgust of the British cultural ecosystem in response to the allegations against Brand is not only unconvincing; it also serves to mask a much more extensive state of exploitation and decay.
Patrick Derieg considers the future of AI. Will we allow big tech companies to solely own Al, or will we take collective ownership over these increasingly powerful technological tools?