The private and public spheres are merging, an ideological transfer of power and profit into corporate hands. But there's a human cost to allowing private companies to run services that are relied on by some of our most vulnerable citizens.
Earlier this week burger restaurant chain Byron hit the headlines for allegedly lying to their staff and calling fake meetings so immigration officials could swoop and make arrests. It's an incident that's been met with outrage, and last night we joined a group of activists as they took matters into their own hands.
It's been just a matter of weeks since the Orlando shooting, which left 49 LGBT people dead. Last night London queers gathered to remember the victims and raise funds to support those who survived the shooting.
Direct action group Sisters Uncut donned suffragette outfits and chained themselves to the Houses of Parliament last night, as an expensive piece of art was unveiled inside to commemorate the struggle for women's suffrage. Why? Because dead women can't vote.