Dan Hancox is a freelance writer for The Guardian and others, interested in radical politics, protest, and pop culture in Britain, Spain and beyond. His books include Utopia and the Valley of Tears, Fight Back! and Kettled Youth.
Adam Curtis in the emperor's new clothes
Curtis has the glorious bounty of the entire BBC archives at his fingertips, he ranges across continents and across...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Our dreams don't fit in your ballot boxes
When people go home – what happens next? How do you canalise the tidal energy of a protest or social movement until...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?The King is dead!
The King is dead! Long live the giddy baby elephant of the people!
No platform for Billy Bragg
There is politics in any kind of collective cultural gathering, which is why attempts to repress youth and/or...
The only socialism we will ever know?
Looking for signs of life and the difference that was made, surely that dreary grey oblong could not have been the...
Let them eat cupcakes
Dan Hancox opens his new column saying good riddance to Britain’s 2012, as the country, caught in the grip of a...