Zach Sebastian

Inside Labour’s election meltdown & the man to blame
Activism

Inside Labour’s election meltdown & the man to blame

Time for change — After a weekend of devastating losses for his party, Leader of the Opposition Keir Starmer attempted to place the blame on others in his party. He has once again proven himself to be unfit for his position, writes Politics Editor, Ben Smoke.

Written by: Ben Smoke

The activists fighting to give nature human rights
Activism

The activists fighting to give nature human rights

Law of the land — Pollution levels are rising once again after reaching a record low in lockdown. Could rights of nature legislation prevent impending catastrophe?

Written by: Poppy Koronka

Firing RLB had nothing to do with tackling antisemitism
Opinion

Firing RLB had nothing to do with tackling antisemitism

The purge of the left — Keir Starmer’s decision to fire his Shadow Education Secretary highlights the moral pitfalls of approaching anti-racism as a public relations exercise.

Written by: Aron Keller

The Tories still don’t care about you
Opinion

The Tories still don’t care about you

This is not socialism — It took a global pandemic, but the Conservatives have finally managed to find their ‘magic money tree’. Unfortunately, it only works for the middle and upper classes, writes Tristan Cross.

Written by: Tristan Cross

Coronavirus is exposing the government’s ineptitude
Opinion

Coronavirus is exposing the government’s ineptitude

The next casualty? — Science is complex, but it is the government’s role to convey the information the public need in a manner that is understandable. So why aren’t they doing that?

Written by: Dawn Foster

How to survive Boris, from the people that survived Thatcher
Reportage

How to survive Boris, from the people that survived Thatcher

‘Don’t stop fighting’ — Now the dust has settled on last month’s election result, writer Emily Reynolds talks to activists from the ’80s to find out the lessons we can learn.

Written by: Emily Reynolds

So who really is Keir Starmer?
Opinion

So who really is Keir Starmer?

The battle to define the man — As the Labour leadership contest enters its next stage, writer Aaron Bastani delves deep into the current front runner, asking who or what it is he truly represents.

Written by: Aaron Bastani

How one acid-fuelled road trip turned into a full-blown riot
Film

How one acid-fuelled road trip turned into a full-blown riot

A truly wild day — In the summer of 1986, 15-year-old Zach Sebastian set off on a journey to Zed Records – landing him right in the middle of one of surfing’s most infamous events in the process. Now, over 30 years later, he’s turning the experience into a film.

Written by: O. Stanley

‘I wasn't doing so great. I saw friends dying and falling apart’
Film

‘I wasn't doing so great. I saw friends dying and falling apart’

An interview with Alex Winter — Best known for his turn as Bill Preston Esq in the Bill & Ted films, Winter is now a respected filmmaker – tackling technology, politics, culture and society.

Written by: Daniel Dylan Wray

How to start (and grow) your own activism campaign
Activism

How to start (and grow) your own activism campaign

Tips from the Fawcett Society — Watch the news, collaborate, and choose your battles: lifelong women’s rights campaigner Heenali Patel shares the lessons she has learned so far.

Written by: Bex Shorunke

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