Simon Childs

politics

Questions the BBC Should Ask Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt Tonight

But probably won't.
Simon Childs
7.12.19
Tommy Robinson

The Bullshit Behind Tommy Robinson's Asylum Plea

Once again, Stephen Yaxley-Lennon is trying to turn himself into a martyr.
Simon Childs
7.11.19
VICE Vs. VAR

The VICE View: Fuck VAR

Waiting for someone in a control room to have their say kills the explosive thrill of watching someone put it in the net.
Simon Childs
7.3.19
workers rights

How Britain's Biggest Union Undermined the Struggles of Migrant Workers

Some of Britain's most marginalised workers have found that they need to fight for their rights without the help of mainstream trade unions.
Simon Childs
6.13.19
politics

The Worst Bullshit in Theresa May's Goodbye Speech, Dissected

Her speech unsurprisingly glossed over her incompetence, her outright failures and her more heartless policies.
Simon Childs
5.24.19
politics

The Bruges Group: The Right-Wing Think-Tank Where Tories Get Their Conspiracy Theories

There was outrage after a Tory MP said we are in a battle against "Cultural Marxism", but that isn't the only conspiracy theory to have had an airing at the Bruges Group.
Simon Childs
3.29.19
Christchurch

London Remembered Christchurch with Tears and Anger

A vigil was held last night.
Simon Childs
3.19.19
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
3.18.19
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
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