December 3, 2019

“I condemn this coup against the Bolivian people,” reads a November 10 tweet by Jeremy Corbyn. The Labour Party leader wasn’t alone in expressing this sentiment. Bernie Sanders, a US Senator and candidate for the presidency, tweeted “I am very concerned about what appe...

November 2, 2019

A global audit named Coca-Cola the top plastic polluter in the world on the day I interviewed Jonathan Woods, the company’s general manager in the UK and Ireland. Of a total 476,423 pieces of plastic collected worldwide over the last year, Coke accounted for 11,732. I...

September 27, 2019

As the Democratic primary continues and the Iowa caucuses inch ever nearer, it increasingly appears that Elizabeth Warren has a strong chance of clinching the nomination. National polls indicate that she is in a strong position – she has replaced Bernie Sanders in seco...

March 20, 2019

Emmanuel Macron’s latest vision for the future of the European Project arrives as European Parliament elections loom ever closer and uncertainty as to the outcome of Brexit has never been higher.

In a manifesto addressed simply to the “citizens of Europe,” Macron waxes...

January 11, 2019

For Noel Conway, death is always on the horizon. His only wish is the right to reach it painlessly and a time of his choosing. Since 2014, when he was diagnosed with motor neuron disease, Conway has campaigned tirelessly for the right to an assisted death. Progress for...

November 10, 2018

On October 12, the Hungarian government amended its constitution by banning the "habitual residence in a public space." As such, the homeless will be driven out of the streets and if they don’t comply to the authorities, they must participate in community work. But it...

September 30, 2018

The time is 1:45pm on Saturday, August 12th 2017. The place is Charlottesville, Virginia, home to one of thousands of monuments to the Confederate States of America. Before the hour has passed, a white supremacist will drive into a crowd of counter-protesters, injuring...

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