Downstream: Influencers, Exploitation and Capitalism. Ash Sarkar Meets Symeon Brown
Opinion: Why Do Rich and Powerful People Become Abusers? Because They Can
by Joana Ramiro
Upon Ghislaine Maxwell’s conviction, many pundits aired their shock and disbelief that a well-known ‘socialite’ had ever become involved in the sexual abuse of teenagers. This misses the point, argues Joana Ramiro: wealth and power is precisely what helps wealthy and powerful abusers abuse.
Report: With Uber Paying Peanuts, Exploited Drivers Are Cancelling Rides
by Polly Smythe
Uber is blaming a driver shortage for costly fares, long wait times and multiple cancellations. Drivers, however, say the root of these problems is the company’s exploitation of its workforce. Polly Smythe reports.
Downstream: The Capitalist War Being Waged on Disabled People
Report: Our Toxic Work Culture Isn’t Just Harming Disabled People – It’s Harming Everyone
by Sophie K Rosa
Opinion: Disability Politics Are Anticapitalist Politics
by Ellen Clifford
Opinion: I’m an Uber Driver. Me and Hundreds of Others Are Going on Strike to Demand the Rights We Deserve
by Rema Diallo
The Bastani Factor: What the British Really Did to India
From famine to deindustrialisation and paying for the world’s largest army, there were no advantages in being part of the British Empire. Aaron Bastani on what the British really did to India.
Report: The UK Relies on Migrant Workers, but Refuses to Admit They’re Essential
by Sophie K Rosa
In the Covid-era, our economy and society have become more reliant on low-paid migrant workers than ever before. But rather than recognising the integral role they play, policymakers are complicit in their exploitation. Sophie K Rosa reports.