Circle of evil – how the lessons of the past are not learned.

A review of Zone of Interest, Director Jonathan Glazer, by Janet Sillett.* ‘Unforgettable’, ‘haunting’, ‘chilling’: The Zone of Interest, which won this year’s Oscar for Best Inernational Feature Film, is all of these. Its ability to shock is more about what it doesn’t show but in what we hear, imagine Continue Reading

Yemen: Towards the Abyss

This article is based on the notes for an introduction given by Chris on 22 January which, along with the discussion afterwards, can be watched on YouTube: ‘Yemen: Towards the Abyss’ Nothing quite demonstrates the British government’s alleged commitment to containing the growing war in the Levant like slavishly following Continue Reading

Palestine: The political background to Israel’s war on Gaza

This article is an edited version of a talk given by Moshé Machover to a ‘Talking About Socialism…from a Marxist point of view’ online discussion on the subject, on Monday 13 November 2023. I will place present events in their historical context. As the General Secretary of the United Nations said, these events are Continue Reading