Simon Childs

Christchurch

London Remembered Christchurch with Tears and Anger

A vigil was held last night.
Simon Childs
3 days ago
Save Yourselves

A London Council Declared 'Climate Emergency' as It Destroyed a Wildlife Garden

Old Tidemill Wildlife Garden in Lewisham was a green oasis.
Simon Childs
4 days ago
politics

The Independent Group's 'New' Politics Are the Same Old Shit

Who needs policies when you have a vibe?
Simon Childs
2.22.19
Brexit

What We Heard at Jacob Rees-Mogg's Latest Meeting of Hard-Brexit Cranks

The constitution is in crisis and there's only one way out: something convoluted involving the Queen and some Maoists.
Simon Childs
1.25.19
Far right

Far-Right Provocateurs Don't Deserve the Redemption They're Being Offered

Last week, Tommy Robinson's former cameraman, Caolan Robertson, was given a remarkably soft interview as he tried to reinvent himself ahead of the release of his new documentary.
Simon Childs
1.22.19
Brexit

By Backing May, Tories Are Proving They're Not the Adults in the Room

They're more than happy to continue a constitutional impasse rather than risk mild social democracy.
Simon Childs
1.16.19
Brexit

May Will Lose the Brexit Vote Tonight; Here's What Happens Next

A menu of the various flavours of constitutional crisis to chose from.
Simon Childs
1.15.19
Brexit

Theresa May's Last, Desperate Gasp to Get Her Brexit Deal Through

She's on the verge of a historic defeat, but the Prime Minister gave it all she's got in a remarkably flat speech in Stoke.
Simon Childs
1.14.19
politics

The Week We Met a Wannabe Tommy Robinson in Waiting

James Goddard – the man in the midst of the Anna Soubry shout-gate – is emblematic of all the worst things about the UK's political discourse.
Simon Childs
1.11.19
Far right

Tommy Robinson Is Trying to Go Legit

The ex-EDL leader is trying to marry street politics with an electoral project.
Simon Childs
12.10.18
Far right

Nigel Vs. Tommy: the Politics Behind UKIP's Brexit Ego-War

UKIP's former leader is unhappy that the former EDL leader might, somehow, bring the party further into disrepute.
Simon Childs
11.23.18
politics

Work Is Not the Best Route Out of Austerity-Driven Poverty

On Monday, the new work minister dismissed a UN report that outlined austerity-driven poverty in the UK as "too political".
Simon Childs
11.21.18
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