Janine chats with Pippa from Five Leaves about writing, politics, motivation, lockdown, poetry and much more. Warning: may contain poetry and book extracts!
Finally getting round to posting this video from four years ago. It is one of my favourite of my poems!
Janine speaks to an online audience of rail workers about the fight against job cuts.
Fellow RMT activist John Pencott also speaks.
Janine Booth performing at the online Punk for the Homeless gig on 6 April 2020. Poems:
Disaffected Middle-aged Women - The Girl from Clapham - Why Can't You Just Be Normal? - Thoughts and Prayers - This Place - Stonewall Was a Riot - Night Tube - Night Tube (Covid-19 remix) - Dispensible Other - Wherefore Art Thou, Capitalism? - Clap For Carers - Unskilled - Unpublished Author - Stay the Fuck Home - Mostly Hating Tories
Janine's poetic turn at the 2020 online celebration ofthe 1911 Llanelli railway strike.
Janine's video contribution to We Shall Overcome's Isolation Festival, held online on 11 April 2020, featuring the poems:
- Disaffected Middle-Aged Women
- Clap for Carers
- Wherefore Art Thou, Capitalism?
- Thoughts and Prayers
Janine Booth interviews musician Rhoda Dakar, who talks about Two-Tone, policing, the centrality of class and much much more! Read the full text of the interview here.
Rhoda was in The Bodysnatchers and The Special AKA, and performed in "Free Nelson Mandela"
Rhoda Dakar's latest single is Stand Together.
PJ aka the Repeat Beat Poet, is a hip hop and spoken word artist, and an activist. He spoke to Janine Booth, a trade unionist, Workers' Liberty activist, and poet about George Floyd Protest, police, fighting racism, and more.