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Capitalism is killing our planet: we must act now

Capitalism is driven by the endless pursuit of profit, and that's the stumbling block we must cross to save the planet we inhabit. Instead of having our humanity subverted to serve the marketplace, capitalism has to either be made to serve human ends and goals, or it has to be toppled.

Theresa May’s Brexit Chequemate – is she criminally inept or just...

Theresa May staked her reputation on her Chequers Brexit deal - but it was never going to work, it crossed the red lines the...

Theatre Review: ‘Orange Polar Bear’ (Birmingham REP)

Orange Polar Bear by Sun-Duck Ko and Evan Placey Birmingham REP Review by Georgia Kelly Perhaps one of the best pieces of theatre you will see this year...

Theatre Review: Stuff (Birmingham REP)

Stuff Devised by Janice Connolly and Michael Crouch Directed by Daniel Bailey Birmingham REP Review by Georgia Kelly Hoarding is a subject we seem to know very little about,...

LIFE

Recipe – Gluten Free Oat and Blueberry Breakfast Muffins

Muffins might not be the most healthy of breakfast foods, but they can still be enjoyed as an occasional treat, right? If you feel a...

Zero Hours Contracts: Time to abolish the life of constant insecurity...

Yesterday was one of the worst days of my life: my employer told me with no prior warning, and halfway through a shift, that...

REVIEWS

Theatre Review: DNA (Birmingham REP)

DNA Birmingham REP Written by Dennis Kelly Performed by Young REP Reviewed by Georgia Kelly It's the perfect crime, meaning it wasn't their fault. When Adam goes missing an...

Theatre Review – Flare Path

Flare Path The Original Theatre and Birdsong Productions Ltd Birmingham Repertory Theatre By Terence Rattigan Directed by Justin Audibert Reviewer: Mary Moncrieff Set in a lovely little hotel lounge, The...