Matt Broomfield

ISIS

Two Recently Captured Prisoners Told Us Why They Joined ISIS

The world wants to wash its hands of the people who have escaped the Islamic State.
Matt Broomfield
2.15.19
anti-capitalism

Resisting Eviction with London's Anti-Capitalist Squatters

Officers kicked anarchists and homeless people out of a $19 million oligarch's mansion Wednesday morning.
Matt Broomfield
2.1.17
Europe

How Romaphobia Became the Last 'Acceptable' Form of Racism

Vilified by the media and persecuted across Europe, Roma communities are starting to fight back.
Matt Broomfield
1.23.17
Stuff

Meet the Activists Running London's First Queer Tour of LGBT History

In a year when David Cameron's been hailed as an LGBT ally, this group are taking back ownership of queer culture's fight against conservatism.
Matt Broomfield
11.27.16
Stuff

The Problems Facing the New Breed of Vigilante Pedophile Hunters

This week, a 20-year-old was jailed for killing a man he believed to be a child abuser. But a new type of vigilante pedophile hunter is emerging and violence is the last thing on their minds.
Matt Broomfield
5.19.16
Silicon Divide

How Eating Insects Empowers Women

For women denied access to land or agricultural resources, the booming edible insect market is an essential source of protein and cash.
Matt Broomfield
4.18.16
Stuff

How Men's Rights Activists Make Money Off White Dudes Who Want to Feel Oppressed

Prominent MRA activists like Roosh V know that many young white men feel a voyeuristic pleasure in imagining the weight of oppression upon them—because that way they don't have to deal with the truth.
Matt Broomfield
2.3.16
This Actually Happened

Unearthing David Cameron's Secret Punk Manifesto

Way before he was the Prime Minister, Cameron was pitching to base Tory strategy on the success of the The Ramones.
Matt Broomfield
10.6.15
Music

We Spoke to the World's First Transgender Battle Rapper

"Some of the most redneck, right-wing people have come around to accepting me."
Matt Broomfield
8.10.15