A non-partisan journal of the left.

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Based: UK

Articles Written

Is it love?

by MC

Sun 27th Jul 2014
A poem by Miles Caston... [read more]

Anglophobia Abroad

by MC

Mon 14th Jul 2014
Miles Caston makes some interesting observations whilst on holiday in Corfu... [read more]

the sound of revolution

by MC

Wed 17th Apr 2013
In this seemingly unsafe world, wouldn’t it be refreshing, revitalising and more hopefully, revolutionary, for music to act as a pre-action to the threats of war, terrorism and scandal asked Miles Caston... [read more]

Football: Pay over pride?

by MC

Thu 30th Aug 2012
Miles Caston asks whether contemporary football is all about money... [read more]

Isle of Wight Festival – an alternative perspective – June 2012

by MC

Fri 13th Jul 2012
Miles Caston describes the highlights of this year’s Isle of Wight festival and suggests a ‘greener’ way to enjoy music festivals... [read more]

Alternative living, not just a green gap year

by MC

Sun 13th May 2012
Miles Caston explores an alternative 'Gap Year' idea for those wanting to differ from the norm. WWOOF lets you contribute to a local community abroad and help the environment through maintaining sustainable ways of living ... [read more]

The state of Alternative comedy

by MC

Sat 28th Apr 2012
This year Britain’s king of alternative comedy, Billy Connolly, hits 70-years-old. Still alive and kicking. But is the notion of alternative comedy dead asks Miles Caston.... [read more]

Henry David Thoreau 150th anniversary

by MC

Sat 28th Apr 2012
The importance of Henry David Thoreau, the man who told us all we must listen to the world and march to a different drummer, is greater now than the day he died 150 years ago in May 1862, says Miles Caston.... [read more]

Alternative music

by MC

Fri 27th Apr 2012
Pop dinosaurs head up Britain’s Eurovision challenge and the Olympic jamboree. New seasons of X Factor and Pop Idol are being spawned in some modern marketing womb of entertainment hell. They are destroying Britain’s reputation as an alternative music powerhouse, writes Miles Caston.... [read more]

Rejection of the wi-fi world

by MC

Sun 22nd Apr 2012
Miles Caston makes the case that life is better lived off-line ... [read more]

The alleged drunkenness of the British

by MC

Tue 20th Mar 2012
Miles Caston challenges propaganda alleging Britain is a nation of boozers... [read more]