Simon Childs

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Why David Cameron's Pledge to Take 20,000 Syrian Refugees Is Pathetic

For a start, Germany just took 10,000 in the space of a day.
Simon Childs
9.8.15
News

I Interviewed Paul Mason About How Capitalism Is Going to End

In his new book, Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future, Mason predicts that we're due a new economic system, one birthed by the "smartphone generation".
Simon Childs
8.25.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Why Did Lily Allen Just Follow All These Anarchist Twitter Accounts?

The Tory-hating pop star seems to have outed herself as an anarcho-syndicalist.
Simon Childs
8.4.15
News

Pissed Off London Renters Talked About Having a Rent Strike Last Night

Is the battle to live in London about to escalate to a whole new level?
Simon Childs
6.17.15
Stuff

How to Survive Life in a British Prison

Some tips from a former inmate that go beyond the stereotypes of endless rapes and shankings.
Simon Childs
3.24.15
News

We Saw Protesters Storm West London Westfield Last Night

Seventy-seven were arrested in the Eric Garner solidarity "die-in".
Simon Childs
12.11.14
News

We Watched Londoners Vent Their Fury at the Michael Brown Killing Last Night

The London Black Revolutionaries led a charge from the US embassy, through the West End.
Simon Childs
11.27.14
News

Londoners Are Protesting Against the Michael Brown Decision Right Now

A crowd has gathered outside the capital's US embassy – a full report will be on VICE tomorrow.
Simon Childs
11.26.14
News

Finally: Hope for Britain's Pissed Off Workers

Some recent pay campaign victories show that they don't have to accept their crappy lot.
Simon Childs
11.6.14
News

The MIPIM Conference Won't Help Solve the Housing Crisis

But at least the property developers in attendance were actually talking about it.
Simon Childs
10.20.14
News

Boris Johnson Is Looking Out for London's Oligarchs

His speech at today's MIPIM housing conference seemed to have no real footing in reality.
Simon Childs
10.15.14
News

A Pessimist's Guide to David Cameron's Big Conference Speech

The truth was even more depressing than the bullshit.
Simon Childs
10.2.14
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