Against the Grain

Culture, Politics, and the Working Class

What does it take to form a culture of radical struggle from the bottom up? And what does it take to disarm it? The working class in the UK has been the fount of an enormous amount of innovative culture and art over the last half-century, from rock to punk to folk. Acclaimed radical singer-songwriter Robb Johnson discusses that florescence of culture and the conditions under which it flourished. He also talks about his own trajectory of art and struggle over the last four tumultuous decades.

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