Support the Carnegie Library Occupation – Demonstration on Saturday

It is now a week since campaigners occupied Carnegie Library (Herne Hill Road SE24) in an attempt to prevent its closure by Lambeth Council. The Council claim the closure is only temporary and that there will be a library there in the future, but it is clear that whatever remains will be a vastly diminished ...

Music Monday: Count on Me – Chase & Status with Moko

I love Count on Me, the most recent single from Chase & Status. Well I'm an unreconstructed 1990s clubber, so what's not to like about piano samples (from 1992's Nush?), breakbeats and uplifting vocals. Yes I know it's been out a couple of months, but I've only just uncovered its local connections.Singer Moko is a ...

Socialist artists and Third World Books in 1979 South London

Looking through an old copy of Photography/Politics: One, published by the Photographers Workshop in September 1979, I noticed a couple of interesting South London small ads.Sabarr Books was at 121 Railton Road SE24 'Specialising in books on Third World politics and literature'. I believe that Olive Morris (among other things a Brixton Black Panther) was ...