Downstream: Everything We Think We Know About Human History Is Wrong | Downstream With David Wengrow
Humans have existed for at least 200,000 years. Yet until recently, historians believed that cities, astronomy, architecture and numeracy did not arrive until agriculture emerged some 12,000 years ago. But what if that was wrong? What if cities existed before agriculture and our hunter gatherer ancestors enjoyed a far more complex existence than we thought? […]
Explainers: How Racism Affects Our Sex Lives
Feature: The ‘Colston 4’ Won by Invoking History – And Using It to Build a Strong Legal Defence
by Priyanka Raval
Opinion: The American Right Knows How to Fight a Culture War
by Kojo Koram
We're lucky the British right hasn't learnt from the sophisticated and strategic attacks of their US counterparts. But they still could.
Report: A Deportation Flight Just Left for Vietnam. Why Was It So Hard to Stop?
by Rivkah Brown
Novara FM: From War to Constitution—and the Problem of England
Opinion: Why Do Americans Put up With Their Wildly Undemocratic Political System?
by Micah Uetricht
Novara FM: Power to the People? Lessons From Ancient Democracy
The Bastani Factor: Victims of Anti-Communism with Vincent Bevins
Aaron Bastani interviews author of 'Jakarta Method', Vincent Bevins, to examine the historic legacy of anti-communism, and the murder programs done in its name.
Opinion: Colston Should Have Stayed at the Bottom of the Harbour
by Ameya Tripathi
After decades of BAME communities democratically campaigning for the removal of the statue of Edward Colston to no avail, its quick and quiet retrieval by Bristol council exposes the establishment for the apologists they truly are, argues Ameya Tripathi.
Live: The Domino Effect
After the toppling of Edward Colston Britain is finally debating its colonial legacy, where will it end? Plus, the corporations saying ‘Black Lives Matter’, the government gives in on school re-opening, and a preview of Momentum’s upcoming elections. With Michael Walker and Aaron Bastani.
The Bastani Factor: Victims of Anti-Communism With Vincent Bevins
The historic sins of communism and fascism are well documented. Often ignored, however, is murder and violence done in the name of anti-communism, and how this underpinned new forms of empire during the Cold War. Aaron Bastani interviews author of ‘Jakarta Method’, Vincent Bevins, to examine the historic legacy of anti-communism, and the murder programs […]
Opinion: Ignore the Cries of ‘Vandalism’ – Tearing Down the Colston Statue Was Pure Justice
by Aaron Bastani
Live: Colston Has Fallen
Edward Colston Has Fallen. Now, can the #BlackLivesMatter movement force Britain to face up to its colonial past and the racism that exists to this day?
Explainers: Statues Tell Us Nothing About Our Colonial History
Statues like that of Edward Colston don’t teach us about Britain’s past. They stand in the way.