‘They kill us because they see that we were never alive anyway’ – Black Lives Matter in the UK
Wail Qasim on why the Black Lives Matter movement, which began in North America, has a lot to add to ongoing struggles on the other side of the Atlantic.
‘They Don’t Keep the Peace, They Keep the Chaos’ – “Light Touch” Policing at Peaceful Protests
Aaron Bastani reports from the latest NCAFC demonstration for free education, directly challenging the police about their role in creating disruptions at peaceful gatherings and damaging the Met's reputation.
Sex Work: Decriminalisation, Policing and Fighting for a Better Future
Eleanor Penny talks to a range of sex workers and sex work advocates to discuss how different legal models affect workers and what additional measures are needed to ensure their safety and wellbeing.
Cops – What Are They Good For?
Since the police force was established in Britain in 1829 the list of their crimes, committed largely with impunity, continues to rise at an alarming rate. James Butler asks: is it time we started to question whether this broken institution actually does more harm than good?
#BlackLivesMatter: Race and Resistance in the UK
Ash Sarkar is joined by Adam Cooper, Ashok Kumar and London Black Dissidents as they discuss racist policing and immigration policy in the UK.
IMO: Why You Shouldn’t #LoveThePolice
Aaron Bastani explains why Russell Brand's new initiative #LoveThePolice ignores both structural and racial problems with the police force.