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 / 21 Jun 2021

Death of a Tabloid

The Sun Burns Out

The Sun might finally be about to burn out. I don’t mean the star that sustains life on this planet. I mean the notoriously smutty, yet influential right-wing UK newspaper.(...)

Josh White / 06 Apr 2020

Meet the New Boss

The Soft Left Chief

Labour leader Keir Starmer will soon appoint his shadow cabinet. He has a strong mandate and overwhelming support from the traditional media that hated Jeremy Corbyn with an incessant passion.(...)

Tories are bad for your health. London, December 2019.
Josh White / 16 Dec 2019

Lost the Battle, Not the War

Lessons From Labour

They failed to stop Brexit and lost Britain to the far-right. Few defeats could be as humiliating as that suffered by the Labour Party and its leader, Jeremy Corbyn.(...)
Bad and worse. Poland, 2012.
Karolina Zbytniewska / 07 Oct 2019

The Promise of Populism

Iron Curtain Lessons

A spectre is haunting Europe – the spectre of populism. Frequently used as a synonym for fascism, it is not as consistent as the press would have it. Especially behind the former Iron Curtain.(...)
The seeds of Brexit were planted decades ago. Salford, 1971.
Josh White / 02 Sep 2019

Leave to Remain

The Northern View

Bolsover is a long way from Westminster. It’s an old mining town, mostly white British and ageing, where the factories have closed and the mines have been filled in. This is Labour country, but it’s also Brexit country, too.(...)