Tony McKenna

Tony McKenna’s journalism has been featured by Al Jazeera, Salon, The Huffington Post, ABC Australia, New Internationalist, The Progressive, New Statesman and New Humanist. His books include Art, Literature and Culture from a Marxist Perspective (Macmillan), The Dictator, the Revolution, the Machine: A Political Account of Joseph Stalin (Sussex Academic Press), Toward Forever: Radical Reflections on History and Art  (Zero Books), The War Against Marxism: Reification and Revolution (Bloomsbury) and The Face of the Waters (Vulpine). He can be reached on twitter at @MckennaTony

The Banality of Sir Keir Starmer

The Russell Brand Conspiracy

The Travesty of Picard

Notes on Ukraine

All Around are Familiar Faces: Rembrandt and the Portrait of Modernity  

Damnation and Redemption: Religious Themes of Suffering and Humanity in Graham Greene’s The Power and the Glory

Travels With Charley at Age 60    

The Metaphysics of Memory

The Show Must Go On

Who Sleeps Under the Bridge?  

The Demise of The X Factor

Amazon’s “The Boys:” The Superhero as Cypher for the Times

Labour’s Defeat and Sir Keir Starmer’s Grey Fade into Irrelevance 

The Power of Words

How Sir Kier Starmer Got His New Labour Mojo Back!

Donald Trump, the Pantomime President

Death of a Liberal and Black Lives Matter

The Orwellian Ironies of the So-Called Labour Party

The Truth About Prince Philip

The Tory 1000

The Dark Side of Fredric Jameson’s Moon

El Diego: the Two Lives of Maradona

The Last Refuge of a Scoundrel: Coronavirus and the British Establishment

The Demonization of Jeremy Corbyn

Anatomy of a Conspiracy Theory

The Jeremy Kyle Factor

Stephen King’s IT: a 2019 Retrospective

Trump, Obama and the Nature of Fascism

The Rumble in the Jungle: How Muhammad Ali Shook the World

The Oily Politics of Unity: Owen Smith as Northern Ireland Shadow Secretary

The Dentist and the Lion: the Politics of Outrage

Miserable Little Killjoys

The Patrician Mayor of London