As we witness the unfolding genocide in Gaza, solidarity is essential. However, solidarity is a process, not a singular act. It involves both cultural and political forms of struggle. Above all, it requires confronting the overarching sense of impotence in the face of horror.
Culture & Power
After a ten year break, the German rapper David Asphalt is due to release a new album within 2024. He spoke to Interregnum about music, capitalism, and revolution.
Sam Lawton-Westerland examines the class dynamics which are at play in Emerald Fennell's controversial new film Saltburn.
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.
How did Russell Brand go from anti-capitalist spokesman to conspiracy grifter, and what now for the women who've come forward?
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.
Despite increasing awareness of societal inequalities and the stigma that cultural and economic forces project onto our bodies, fatness still invokes a disgust response from a vast majority.