Josh White / 20 Jun 2022

Triumph of the Press

Carole Cadwalladr Beats Arron Banks

British media is less free than it says. Not because it’s dependent on sponsors for funding. But because UK libel law allows the rich to sue the press for criticising them.(...)

Josh White / 06 Jun 2022

Party for Nobody

The Queen’s Jubilee

The long weekend was a reminder for republicans that the dream is a long way away. But it was also a reminder of the country the UK has become.(...)

Josh White / 25 Apr 2022

Ex-Social Democrats

Today’s New Statesman

Getting off the tube at Blackfriars, you could walk through the backstreets of Fleet Street without seeing the office of the oldest progressive magazine in Britain. It’s easily done.(...)

Josh White / 11 Apr 2022

Selling the News

Losing Channel 4 to the Spivs

Sitting in front of the TV waiting for the news to come on, with a plate of food on your lap. This was a common experience once upon a time.(...)

Josh White / 14 Mar 2022

Lord of Siberia

Boris Johnson’s Oligarch

Walking into Hampton Court Park, you might expect to get away from the hectic flux of London. You’d be right. (...)

Josh White / 28 Feb 2022

Left Against Putin

The Downing Street March

Walking up Whitehall towards Downing Street, the demonstrators flew the flag of Ukraine and shouted “Stop Putin! Stop the war!”(...)

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