IMO: Much of the British public is like your pissed-up racist uncle
New polling on the re-introduction of national service shows that much of the British public, in general, is like your pissed-up racist uncle. But things are changing, what do these demographic shifts mean in UK?
OMFG: What is Islamophobia?
Ash Sarkar examines how a state-sponsored distrust of 'Muslimness' in the west has led to the emergence of new racisms, blurring the boundaries between scientific and cultural definitions.
IMO: No Problem with Genocide? Britain, have a word with yourself
As a recent poll shows the majority of Britons do not explicitly object to their countries colonial history. What was the full scale of the damage caused by empire? And how can we make amends?
IMO: Osborne’s Cocktail of Threats – Crisis 2016?
What are the ingredients of the Cocktail of Threats? Aaron Bastani on why George Osborne is suddenly so keen to ring the alarm about the UK economy.
IMO: #Reshuffle – What went down?
The media were up all night anticipating a ruthless purge from the Corbyn team - what followed was relatively minor but where does it leave the party ahead of 2020 and has anyone actually heard of the supposed Labour heavyweights who resigned in protest?
IMO: No We Khan’t? We Need to Talk About Sadiq
In this new years IMO, Aaron Bastani looks ahead to the London mayoral race and wonders what it can tell us about Corbyn's chances in 2020 and whether Khan's pro-business front will win him any goodwill from Londoners.
Terms of Engagement: Democracy
Democracy is something we can all agree on. But what does it actually mean? James Butler looks at the many ways the word gets used politically and what it means to attempt to run a government or an organisation 'democratically'.
Terms of Engagement: Ideology
In this new series for Novara TV, James Butler looks at the history and multiple usages of the word 'Ideology' and explores how it can be usefully deployed to describe and improve the world we live in.
“We Had Community Involvement” – Cephus Johnson on Oscar Grant and Fighting Against Police Violence
Cephus Johnson, uncle of Oscar Grant, whose murder by Californian police was the subject of the Hollywood film Fruitvale Station talks about his experience campaigning for justice and why he came to London to speak at the United Family and Friends Campaign march.
‘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.
Interview: Antony Loewenstein
Aaron Bastani speaks to Antony Loewenstein, author of 'Disaster Capitalism', about migration, Europe and what it means to be a journalist in the 21st century.
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.