Dan Hancox

housing

Capitalist Co-Living Is Here, Whether You Like It Or Not

Companies have repurposed the idea of communal living, turning it into a high-priced, cutesy rebranding of the long-term rent crisis.
Dan Hancox
9.4.19
brands

Your City Is Not a Brand

Corporations are trying to take over our civic identity. Don't let them.
Dan Hancox
1.18.19
Features

The Drill and Knife Crime Story Is a Classic Chicken-and-Egg Dilemma

When it comes to the London-based offshoot of the genre, unpicking the links between violent music and real world violence is harder than ever.
Dan Hancox
5.31.18
LABOUR

How Labour Can Win Over UKIP Voters

UKIP voters are the most likely to hate their boss, so why not appeal to that rather than scapegoating immigrants?
Dan Hancox
2.28.17
Op-Ed

Stormzy Has Cemented His Position as the New King of Grime

On his debut album 'Gang Signs & Prayer', the MC is reclining comfortably between mainstream success and underground credibility.
Dan Hancox
2.24.17
Op-Eds

Grime is Approaching the Breakthrough Moment Hip-Hop Reached in the 90s

We are about to hit a golden age.
Dan Hancox
12.21.16
News

London's Latin Americans Are Bearing the Brunt of Gentrification

"We belong here, we settled here – and why is it that now that the area is finally going to be improved we're not allowed to be part of it?"
Dan Hancox
10.20.16
News

Exclusive: Government Money to Tackle Rogue Landlords Is Being Used to Arrest Tenants

In trying to clamp down on "beds in sheds", the government just made things harder for the people living in them.
Dan Hancox
9.21.16
News

These North London Activists Are a Rare Source of Hope in London's Housing Catastrophe

They're trying to turn a former hospital into an affordable housing utopia.
Dan Hancox
8.28.16
Op-Eds

Skepta's 'Konnichiwa' is the Sound of the UK Underground Finally Standing Proud at Street Level

His career has slalomed everywhere over 14 years, so it's all the more poignant that he's arrived back in this special place.
Dan Hancox
5.9.16
News

The Police Have Used Tasers on Children Hundreds of Times

Bad news if you think electrocuting kids is not cool.
Dan Hancox
4.22.16
The Day My Politics Changed

What Spam Fritters and Victorian Hospitals Told Me About the Battle for the Future of Politics

Did neo-liberalism really kill shitty school meals?
Dan Hancox
4.21.16
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