Oscar Webb

PROTESTS

The People, Placards, and Dogs Protesting Trump and May in London Last Night

The many ways to call Trump a dickhead.
Oscar Webb
1.31.17
News

Is Another Financial Disaster Coming? Yes, But Not Right Now

We asked an expert to help us work out how scared we should be, and the news wasn't great.
Oscar Webb
1.15.16
News

The UK's Junior Doctors Are on Strike

The NHS's health secretary wants junior doctors to work until 10 PM without overtime and add Saturday to their normal working week. We met some of the physicians who are protesting this proposition.
Oscar Webb
1.12.16
News

Angry Student Protesters in the UK Tried to Storm a Government Building Yesterday

And spent the rest of the afternoon running around central London throwing smoke bombs and trying not to get arrested.
Oscar Webb
11.5.15
News

Meet the Heroic Greek Fishermen Saving Refugees from Drowning in the Aegean Sea

Men like Kostas and Thanasis have been rescuing refugees for a decade, but the number of people needing their help this year is completely unprecedented.
Oscar Webb
10.15.15
Stuff

Would the British Military Take Out a Jeremy Corbyn–Led UK Government?

Author Chris Mullin's 1982 novel about a coup toppling a left-wing government turned out to be disconcertingly realistic. We asked him how the establishment would deal with Jeremy Corbyn.
Oscar Webb
10.9.15
News

English Neo-Nazis Were 'Completely Humiliated' at a Liverpool March This Weekend

They had eggs, milk, and punches thrown at their heads.
Oscar Webb
8.17.15
News

Everything We Know So Far About the Pedophilia Allegations Against Former UK Prime Minister Edward Heath

Multiple police agencies are investigating claims that the Conservative politician, who died in 2005, abused children—and that the authorities helped cover up his crimes.
Oscar Webb
8.5.15
News

English Nazis Held a Jew-Hating Demonstration in London on Saturday

A weird mixture of left-wing anti-fascists, right-wing pro-Israelis, and God-fearing Evangelical Christians turned out to oppose them.
Oscar Webb
7.6.15
News

Activists Fought with Riot-Cops to Try and Save an Immigrant from Detention

One officer was knocked out as people threw bricks at police who were helping the UK Border Agency round up an immigrant in London.
Oscar Webb
6.22.15
Sports

A DIY Skate Park in England Was Demolished By Local Killjoys

Skaters had been building "Little Oasis Crazy Skate" for eight months before the Margate council destroyed it.
Oscar Webb
1.20.15
News

200,000 People in the UK Have Been Physically Attacked for Being on Welfare

Nearly a million people living on welfare have been abused because of their financial situation. I called Katharine Sacks-Jones, head of policy and campaigns at Crisis UK—and spokesperson for the campaign group 'Who Benefits?,' which commissioned the...
Oscar Webb
9.11.14
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