politics

politics

Prisoners Tell Us How Tommy Robinson Will Actually Be Treated in Jail

In short: the far-right agitator also known as Stephen Yaxley-Lennon probably doesn't need to worry about claiming asylum in the US.
Anonymous
14 hours ago
politics

Questions the BBC Should Ask Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt Tonight

But probably won't.
Simon Childs
7.12.19
politics

I Watched the Neighbourhood I Grew Up in Get Gentrified

In this extract from "Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth", Malakaï Sargeant describes how gentrification destroyed Hackney.
Malakaï Sargeant
7.12.19
environment-policy

What Declaring a 'Climate Emergency' in the US Would Actually Do

It would have no effect on policy, but some activists say it's a necessary part of a society-wide "paradigm shift".
Geoff Dembicki
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
politics

Trump Invites Fringe Social Media Company Popular With Nazis to the White House

Minds.com was invited to a social media summit (featuring several far-right figures), but not Facebook and Twitter.
Ben Makuch
7.11.19
politics

This Northern Ireland Vote Changes Everything for Women and LGBTQ Rights

This is why Westminster MPs voting to extend marriage equality and abortion access is so pivotal for the North.
Stephen Donnan-Dalzell
7.10.19
politics

'What Is Tradition? Just Peer Pressure from Dead People' – A Catch-Up with Magid Magid

The Green Party politician is into his second week as an MEP.
Simon Doherty
7.8.19
LGBTQ

LGBTQ People Share Real Experiences of Workplace Discrimination

"We are lucky to have the counter between us and the customers, so we escaped the physical side of things."
Rosie Hewitson
7.4.19
food news

Trump Campaign's Ad Showing 'Real' American Workers Actually Uses Foreign Stock Photos

The MAGA team used Turkish stock photos of a bearded hipster and a Japanese coffee shop instead of finding "real" Americans to appear in its ads.
Jelisa Castrodale
7.4.19
labor

Google Jigsaw’s CEO ‘Frustrated and Disappointed’ With His Own Team’s Toxic Culture

Here’s the email Jigsaw’s CEO Jared Cohen sent his team after a Motherboard investigation into the team’s mismanagement.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.4.19
housing

The Reality of Living in the Back of a Van

The aspirational hashtag #vanlife has over 5.4 million posts on Instagram, but the truth looks very different.
Tom Robinson
Freya Marshall Payne
7.2.19
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