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politics

How Satire Gave Boris Johnson His Persona

The bungling fool act masking the sinister operator was created on a prime-time comedy mainstay.
Matt Charlton
8 hours ago
The British Dream
The British Dream

How Far-Right Rhetoric Became the New Normal

Our politics podcast looks at how racist dogwhistles and fascist apologia infiltrated the national conversation.
Simon Childs
8.14.18
Tory Islamophobia
Tory Islamophobia

Boris Johnson's 'Nice Chap' Image Isn't Nice at All

It's not that he's concealing his evil with an affable image. The whole package is rotten.
Tom Whyman
8.13.18
vice exclusive
vice exclusive

The Online ‘Home’ of the Tory Party Is a Hotbed of Islamophobia

Commenters on the highest profile Tory forum compared the burqa to an "SS uniform" and called "Islam and Middle Eastern cultures" a "cancer".
Simon Childs
8.10.18
tories
tories

The Tories Have Given Up On Talking About Fighting Injustice

Theresa May never really "parked Conservative tanks on Labour's lawn".
Solomon Hughes
8.2.18
vice exclusive
vice exclusive

Revealed: UK's Head of 'Tax Simplification' Is Helping Set Up a Tax Haven

A government tax adviser and one of Theresa May's "business ambassadors" are helping to create a tax haven in Kazakhstan.
Solomon Hughes
7.23.18
Brexit
Brexit

How Theresa May Led Hardcore Tory Brexiteers Into a Trap

She swerved a proper rebellion by playing everyone else off against each other.
Gavin Haynes
7.11.18
politics
politics

A Philosophical Guide to Tory Evil

Why? Just why do they do it?
Tom Whyman
6.25.18
Work
Work

Busting the Myths in the Government's 'Myth-Busting Guide' to Crappy Jobs

The government wants us to pick fruit for pennies and love it.
Simon Childs
6.22.18
Quango
Quango

The Most Epic Achievements of Activate, the Very Successful 'Tory Momentum'

As the Conservative youth-quake calls it a day, we look back at their greatest hits.
Simon Childs
6.6.18
Tory Islamophobia
Tory Islamophobia

A Tory Council Candidate Who Supported Racists Is Still in the Conservative Party

Even as a leading Muslim group calls for an urgent inquiry into Islamophobia.
Simon Childs
6.1.18
Hate Island
Hate Island

The Conservative Party Is Still Ignoring Its Islamophobia Problem

The Muslim Council of Britain has reiterated its call for an inquiry into Islamophobia in the Conservative Party.
Simon Childs
4.28.18