Matt Broomfield

ISIS

An Interview with Two Recently Captured ISIS Prisoners

The world wants to wash its hands of the people who have escaped the Islamic State.
Matt Broomfield
2.15.19
Homelessness

London Councils and Cops Are Confiscating Homeless People's Tents

It's part of the "informal" crack down on rough sleeping.
Matt Broomfield
10.30.17
End form 696

'Form 696' Sums Up Everything Wrong with the Police

Pre-emptive policing has always been used to crack down on counter-culture, only this time there's a whole new racist angle.
Matt Broomfield
3.31.17
refugee crisis

Meeting 'Les Mijeurs' – the Refugees Trapped in an Extra Level of Limbo

The young refugees say they're under 18, but the local government claims they're adults.
Matt Broomfield
3.29.17
VICE longreads

Tartan Terrorism: The Forgotten History of Scotland's Violent Extremism

Sectarian violence in the 1970s and 80s was perpetrated by the far left, but could a post-Brexit referendum see a new breed of far right extremism crawl out from the fringes?
Matt Broomfield
2.20.17
anti-capitalism

Resisting Eviction with London’s Anti-Capitalist Squatters

Bailiffs kicked anarchists and homeless people out of a £15 million oligarch's mansion this morning.
Matt Broomfield
2.1.17
Europe

Is Romaphobia the Last 'Acceptable' Form of Racism?

Vilified by the media and persecuted across Europe, Roma communities are starting to fight back.
Matt Broomfield
1.23.17
housing

The Anarchist Squatters Housing Manchester’s Most Vulnerable Homeless People

We hung out with the Manchester Activist Network, which is putting people up and helping them get off Spice.
Matt Broomfield
12.21.16
News

We Visited One of Britain’s Most Muslim Areas to See If It’s Really an Islamist Ghetto

Dame Louise Casey's review this week suggested ethnic or religious groups have become increasingly divided from the general population – so we went to Birmingham to speak to some of the people her report is about.
Matt Broomfield
12.7.16
Stuff

Meet the Activists Running London's First Queer Tour of LGBT History

In a year when David Cameron's been hailed as an LGBT ally, this group are taking back ownership of queer culture's fight against conservatism.
Matt Broomfield
11.27.16
News

Why Are Some of the UK's Most Vulnerable People Being Kicked Out of Their Houseboats?

They argue that developers and local councils are trying to empty the UK's waterways to make riverside property more attractive.
Matt Broomfield
7.19.16
BRITAIN = ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Why You Should Give a Shit About the EU Referendum

Old people are mostly terrible. Young people, on the other hand, are fucking great. So register to vote today, while you've still got time.
Matt Broomfield
6.7.16
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