UK

Cancel culture, and the toxic rebranding of the ‘woke left’
Opinion

Cancel culture, and the toxic rebranding of the ‘woke left’

The free speech myth — The ability to actually ‘cancel’ anyone remains with private entities and the state, not the left. So why does everyone keep saying free speech is under attack?

Written by: Tristan Cross

The London caterers feeding their community
Activism

The London caterers feeding their community

Pandemic Innovators — Karma Cans used to cater for some of the biggest corporations in the capital – until the pandemic hit. But as their profit margins shifted, so did their priorities.

Written by: Huck

Austerity is the real enemy of women – not trans people
Opinion

Austerity is the real enemy of women – not trans people

The fight for funding — A dearth of compassion for trans people makes it easier to pit them against cis women and children. But the true evil is right under our noses, writes Nicola Dinan.

Written by: Nicola Dinan

We’re Jewish, and we want the occupation of Palestine to end
Opinion

We’re Jewish, and we want the occupation of Palestine to end

#ActionsNotWords — Last night a group of Jewish activists projected images onto the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, calling for action on Israel’s occupation of Palestine. Here, they explain why they did it.

Written by: Mia Rafalowicz-Campbell

A life in colour: Capturing the punks of 1980s Britain
Photography

A life in colour: Capturing the punks of 1980s Britain

From Manchester to Camden — Street photographer Shirley Baker would travel to London’s Camden Market every weekend, mesmerised by the area’s rebellious youth movement.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Can a renters union really help you take on your landlord?
Reportage

Can a renters union really help you take on your landlord?

Fighting back, together — Across the country, landlords, letting agencies and tenant management companies are being challenged – and beaten – by grassroots organisers.

Written by: Ethan Shone

I May Destroy You and the way we see Black British sexuality
Culture

I May Destroy You and the way we see Black British sexuality

‘These stories are vital’ — Michaela Coel’s show has been widely praised for its bold portrayals of race, sexual assault, homophobia and survival. So what makes it so groundbreaking?

Written by: Almaz Ohene

The dire truth behind London’s housing crisis
Film

The dire truth behind London’s housing crisis

Cleansing a city — A new documentary, We’re Still Here, follows activist groups and social housing tenants caught up in London’s rampant social cleansing.

Written by: Katie Goh

‘Momentum is starting to wane’
Activism

‘Momentum is starting to wane’

The future of Black Lives Matter — We speak to a member of the youth-led Tribe Named Athari – formerly known as LDN BLM – about the recent protests, and how they plan to keep the fight going.

Written by: Ben Smoke

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

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