Heather Allansdottir / 25 Jul 2022

Odesa Mama

Utopia by the Sea

The Russians have struck Odesa again, this time mere hours after reaching a deal with the Ukrainians. Though spared the worst of the war, an attack on Odesa is an attack on the best of Ukrainian and Russophone culture alike.(...)

Josh White / 18 Jul 2022

Last Days of Neoliberalism

London 2012 Nostalgia

Take the Overground to Hackney Wick. Get off there and walk into the nearby maze of decay and graffiti. Believe it or not, this is not far from the regeneration hub of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.(...)

Josh White / 04 Jul 2022

Enemies Within

The Press vs. the Workers

Not everyone can handle TV appearances, least of all on live TV shows. No one expected RMT leader Mick Lynch to do so well in televised clashes with broadcast journalists.(...)

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.(...)

Ernst Stetter / 20 May 2022

Lessons From the Ukraine War

The European Union and China

It’s been one horror story after another. Since Vladimir Putin first invaded Ukraine, the press has been deluged with reports of raw materials shortages and Europe’s reliance on Russian energy imports.(...)

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