Simon Childs

Brexit

By Backing May, British Conservatives 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
Hate Island

Watch British Trump Fans’ Pathetic Attempt to Prank a Socialist Bookshop

It was so embarrassing, even the guy who organized it is trying to distance himself.
Simon Childs
8.8.18
politics

The Best Stuff We Saw at Today's Trump Protest

We documented London giving the middle finger to the evil boss baby.
Orlando Gili
Simon Childs
7.13.18
politics

Theresa May's Condemnation of Trump's Far-Right Tweets Is Embarrassingly Weak

But is that any surprise given her record?
Simon Childs
11.30.17
Tax Avoidance

The Paradise Papers Are Just the Tip of the Iceberg

We spoke to a tax avoidance expert about what to expect next.
Simon Childs
11.6.17
hostile environment

How the UK Government's Racist Hysteria Creates Racist Policy

"Ministers showcase their crackdown on problems they have invented themselves."
Simon Childs
9.21.17
Manchester Attack

How Manchester Is Responding to Tragedy

We spent the last three days meeting residents, to understand how the city is coping with Monday's attack.
Simon Childs
5.25.17
Manchester Attack

Tears and Solidarity as Manchester Mourned Its Dead

We were at the vigil in the wake of the Manchester attack.
Simon Childs
5.24.17
Manchester Attack

The Problems with the Right's Response to the Manchester Attack

Calling bullshit on "virtue signaling," snowflakes, and misleading memes.
Simon Childs
5.23.17
News

How Immigrants Are Leading the Fight for British Workers' Rights and Pay

Some of the defining workers' struggles of recent times have been fought by migrants.
Simon Childs
12.2.16
News

Celebrating the Second Coming of Britain's Bernie Sanders

I watched the UK's answer to Bernie win a second party leadership election, on the broadly socialist, welfare-led ticket that bagged him his 2015 victory.
Simon Childs
9.24.16
Europe: The Final Countdown

Why a Second Brexit Referendum Is a Terrible Idea

I'm as put out as you, but if you think about it, another referendum won't change anything.
Simon Childs
6.28.16
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