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Who are the “Working Class” today?

The subject of Social Class is an area where angels fear to tread, but in these times of deep fragmentation of the UK political Left, it is time to look at what the “Working Class” means to Socialists in the 21st Century. As I write, and the news about PM Boris Johnson’s planned prorogation of […]

Politics of Music

Northern Soul

How 60s American soul shaped 70s Working Class Britain  In an interview with Mojo Magazine in 2012, DJ, anarchist, former Motown rep and record shop owner Dave Godin explained how he coined the term ‘Northern Soul’.  In the interview  he mentioned how he first mentioned it in his column in Blues and Soul in 1970, […]