Opinion: $5m in Reparations for Every Black Adult? I’m Listening
by Maurice Mcleod
ACFM: Trip 29: Sleep
Long Read: The Tory Crisis Didn’t Start With Liz Truss and It Won’t End With Her
by Jonas Marvin
Downstream: The Plan Is to Make You Permanently Poorer | Aaron Meets Gary Stevenson
In 2011, while working as a City trader, Gary Stevenson joined the ultra rich with a single bonus cheque. Not long after he was named one of Citibank’s highest performing traders worldwide. Stevenson made millions for his employer by betting on one thing: that the British and American economies would fail to recover from the […]
Analysis: Why Do Tories Love Crypto?
by Peter Howson
The Bastani Factor: How Britain Starved Ireland
Today the island of Ireland has a smaller population than it did 200 years ago. How did that happen, and what has it got to do with free market capitalism? Aaron Bastani explains how London politicians and Irish landlords exploited a crisis in the name of an ideology – in the process wrecking the lives […]
Opinion: Self-Help Culture Is a Lie – But Its Opposite Is Just As Bogus
by Daisy Schofield
Opinion: NFTs Are Just the Latest Example of Rich People Loving Ugly Shit
by Rachel Connolly
Opinion: It’s Time to Abolish the Family
by Judy Thorne
Downstream: Influencers, Exploitation and Capitalism. Ash Sarkar Meets Symeon Brown
Analysis: Ending Vaccine Apartheid Won’t End the Pandemic
by James Meadway
Opinion: Molly-Mae Hague Just Exposed Influencer Culture for the Thatcherite Poison It Is
by Anna Cafolla
Opinion: Nobody Cares What Your New Year Resolutions Are, So You Might As Well Do Something You Enjoy
by Rachel Connolly
The Bastani Factor: Was Jesus Christ a Socialist Revolutionary?
For conservatives he is viewed as a source of inspiration, with some even claiming he was an advocate of the free market. But what did Jesus really preach two thousand years ago? Despite the rise of the religious right in recent decades, Aaron Bastani asks whether the central figure in the Christian faith was in […]
Downstream: How the Mainstream Media Enabled Climate Denial
Aaron Bastani speaks to George Monbiot about COP26, which countries are climate change leaders and how the mainstream media enabled a culture of climate denial when it mattered most.
Downstream: Why Are All the Baddies Disabled?
From ancient myths through to the Batman trilogy, pop culture is littered with disabled people and those with facial differences being cast as villains. Why does disability feature so heavily in literary and cinematic traditions, and how has this hypervisiblity had the ironic effect of erasing the experiences of disabled people? Ash Sarkar is joined […]