Explainers: Why Postal Workers Are Going on Strike
While company management are paid in the millions, and receive bonuses for failure, postal workers at Royal Mail are being treated like mud. Today they are going on strike. Aaron Bastani explains the reasons behind the strike – and how bosses at the top are out of control.
Opinion: Private Jet Use Shows Why We Must Abolish Billionaires
by Ell Folan
Opinion: Of Course Sunak Says Inflation Can’t Be Fixed. Fixing It Would Mean Taxing Billionaires Like Him
by James Meadway
Ash Wednesday: You Will Never Be a Billionaire, Here’s Why.
Ash Sarkar unlocks the secrets of billionaire success that the Fortune 500 don’t want YOU to know. Hustle, grind, and mental fortitude? Nah. It’s exploitation.
Report: A Group of Renters Just Won £19,000 From Their Billionaire Landlord – And They’re Just Getting Started
by Rivkah Brown
Opinion: Grimes is Right About Communism and AI – Kind Of
by Aaron Bastani
Downstream: A Super League for the Super Rich
The Bastani Factor: Will Amazon Fresh Kill the High Street? | the Bastani Factor
Amazon already dominates online retail, but is it set to take over the high street? Last month, Jeff Bezos’ trillion-dollar company opened the UK’s first Amazon Fresh store, stocked with own brand groceries, including milk and meat, and cashiers replaced by an entirely automated process. Aaron Bastani visited the store in Ealing, West London, to […]
Live: An Empire Rises, an Empire Falls
While COVID-19 has killed Arcadia, it has cemented Amazon as the world’s dominant retail firm. David Adler joins the show to discuss what does the rise of Bezos’s empire, and the fall of Green’s, mean for both the planet and for workers? With Michael Walker and Dalia Gebrial
Report: The Tenants Taking on Their Billionaire Landlord
by Sophie K Rosa
The Bastani Factor: Billionaires Can’t Sit Out the Coronavirus
BIllionaire David Geffen recently posted a picture about his ‘self-isolation’ on board his $590 million boat. But whatever they might think, the ultra rich can’t detach themselves from the Coronavirus pandemic – nor its political consequences.
The Bastani Factor: Are the Tories Actually Strong on the Economy? 🤔
The Tories like to present themselves as the party of economic credibility. But after nine years in power is that really true?
Live: Are Bankers Scared of Corbyn? We Asked Them.
If Labour get into power…. 📉THE POUND WILL CRASH! 💸THE BANKERS WILL FLEE! But is this true? Michael Walker went to the City of London to see if bankers are really scared of Corbyn.
Opinion: To Be Impartial the BBC Must Change Its Relationship to Britain’s Billionaire-owned Newspapers
by Aaron Bastani
The Bastani Factor: Billionaires Control the Media
Billionaires control the media, and it’s undermining our democracy. The broadcast media amplify the right-wing print media meaning the political agenda is always set by, you guessed it, billionaires.
Ash Wednesday: Why Is It so Expensive to Be Poor?
Utilities, tax, rent and work – charging people for poverty is an industry worth billions.