From the daily archives:

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Week 16: Hero – Caroline Lucas MP

April 20, 2014

This week’s hero of the week is the Green MP Caroline Lucas. You can become a hero in the eyes of the Allthatsleft team for the most obscure and wide-ranging acts – in the past people have been awarded the accolade for great sporting feats, great acts of moral courage or just for doing something […]

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Week 16: Villain – Andrea Leadsom

April 20, 2014

This Week’s Villain of the Week is the new Economic Secretary to the Treasury, Andrea Leadsom for her ‘creative’ tax arrangements for her property empire With the resignation of Maria Miller, the government underwent a minor reshuffle.  The main news story that emerged from this was the right wing press wetting its knickers in excitement […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #44: 1979, The Life of Brian (Terry Jones)

April 20, 2014

Roman centurion: ‘Crucifixion?  Very good. One cross each. First queue on the right’. So it’s the Easter weekend and as such the Cine-East Film Club is going to postpone its next tribute post until next week (after films dedicated to Philip Seymour Hoffman, Vera Chytilova and Maximillian Schell, we’ve still got tributes to Alain Resnais […]

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#884: 1985, The Three Johns, Death of The European

April 20, 2014

Yesterday was Record Store Day – a global celebration of the independent record shop, that vital life blood for new music.   Although the record shop like vinyl seemed to be inexorable decline over the last couple of decades, recent years have seen something of a revival.   As vinyl sales have reached their highest in a […]

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