Your City Is Not a Brand
Corporations are trying to take over our civic identity. Don't let them.
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.
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?
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.
Grime is Approaching the Breakthrough Moment Hip-Hop Reached in the 90s
We are about to hit a golden age.
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?"
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.
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.
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.
The Police Have Used Tasers on Children Hundreds of Times
Bad news if you think electrocuting kids is not cool.
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?
How to Stop Gentrification in London: What We Can Learn from Spain's New Rebel Mayors
Maybe it's time to stop fighting <i>against</i> City Hall and start fighting <i>in</i> City Hall.