“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.
Interview: Yanis Varoufakis
Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sits down with Aaron Bastani, discussing everything from Nigel Farage to 'libertarian marxism' and the future of capitalism.
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?
IMO: The Conservative Party Is Literally Dying!
Can a political party with no members except old rich people form a government when it’s just got the power of the city and the mainstream media behind it?
IMO: Alan Sugar Please Go To China, Eamonn Holmes Please Stop Drinking at Work!
On this week's IMOBastani Aaron asks why shambling media celebs like Alan Sugar and Eamonn Holmes are falling over themselves to attack Jeremy Corbyn.
IMO: A Very British Corbyn Coup
As one military general waves an anonymous fist at a potential Corbyn government in 2020, much to the indifference of the mainstream media, secret service and government Aaron Bastani asks isn't it time to propose far more substantial cuts to defence and build a people's GCHQ to investigate these sinister threats.
Interview: Caroline Lucas
The Green Party MP Caroline Lucas talks to Aaron Bastani about Corbyn, climate change and capitalism.
IMO: Khan trick? Why Is Sadiq Khan Cozying up to Big Business?
One week as Labour's candidate for London mayor and Sadiq Khan is already pissing Aaron off.
IMO: Why Are The UK Media Always Wrong?
Throughout the Corbyn surge the whole of the mainstream media has been in denial about his popularity, seeking to attack him at every turn, now they've been resoundingly proven wrong, is it time to reject these institutions for good?