politics

Worst Hot Take of the Week

Worst Hot Take of the Week: A Billionaire On Marx vs. 'Corbyn Must Resign to Prove He's Not Racist'

Two fire takes this week.
NEO
10 hours ago
prison

Everything You Need to Know When You're Going to Prison

After he was released from jail, Carl Cattermole decided to write down everything he'd learnt. Consider this extract from 'Prison: A Survival Guide' your essential primer to getting banged up.
Carl Cattermole
16 hours ago
Far right

Revealed: How Britain First Disguised the Source of a £200,000 Donation

A VICE investigation shows that the far-right party set up a mysterious shell company to obscure where they get their funding from.
Joe Lo
2 days ago
education

What Actually Happens When a Working-Class Student Applies to Oxbridge

In this extract from "Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth", Olivia Fletcher shares how applying to Cambridge University shattered her fantasy of meritocratic education.
Olivia Fletcher
2 days ago
Life For Rent

Life For Rent: Is Your Landlord Responsible for Fixing Mould in Your Flat?

Housing journalist Vicky Spratt is here to answer all your burning, rental-based questions in our new advice column Life For Rent.
Vicky Spratt
2 days ago
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
3 days 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
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