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George Osborne Said 'Cyber' 134 Times in His Speech at GCHQ

The UK has gone full-cyber.
Joseph Cox
11.17.15
britain

Britain Might Be About to Scrap Free School Meals for Under-Sevens

According to a Sky News report, the Conservative government could be harbouring plans to axe a scheme that sees free hot lunches provided for all infant school pupils.
Phoebe Hurst
9.22.15
News

The UK's Conservative Party Is Waging a War on the Young

They're keeping older British voters happy by pissing off the young. That tactic could blow up in their faces in the long run.
Andrew Dolan
7.16.15
News

Inside the Massive Left-Wing Anti-Austerity Protest That Hit London on Saturday

Despite the massive turnout, it seems unlikely that the government is going to listen to the people fighting against budget cuts.
Simon Childs, Photos: Oscar Webb and Chris Bethell
6.22.15
News

Britain Doesn't Need More Austerity, It Needs Luxury Communism

A paradise for everyone is within our grasp.
Aaron Bastani
6.12.15
Stuff

What Does the Term 'Public Interest' Actually Mean?

Nobody seems to know. But despite having no fixed definition, the term is still used by UK politicians and journalists of all types to make it seem like they have the public's well-being at heart.
Liam Butler
1.19.15
News

Tory Ministers and Dodgy Accountants Are Ruining Local Democracy in London

It's been a weird week for democracy in the UK. The government is giving Manchester a mayor it didn't vote for, and taking over the administration of the recently re-elected mayor in East London.
Adam Ramsay
11.5.14
News

A Pessimist's Guide to British Prime Minister David Cameron's Big Speech

A man who's spent his term in government enacting policies that have hurt the poor, young, and vulnerable is now patting all of those people on the head and going, “Just kidding, mate.”
Simon Childs
10.2.14
News

David Cameron Wants Young People in the UK to Choose Between Poverty and Debt

The prime minister's "earning or learning" plan will mean the choice between either poverty wages or student fees.
Aaron Bastani
9.29.14