I remember how the Olympic site used to be, there was an unpleasant estate and as a child I would occasionally have rocks thrown at me at the far end of the Eastway cycle circuit as I pedalled round it.
If there is one thing that seems an inevitable outcome of the Liberal Democrats foray into coalition government is a severe drubbing in the next General Election.
We need to look no further than the experience of the Green Party… Read More
In a guest posting, Vyvian Raoul, a London-based squatter, speaks about the demonisation of squatters, political hysteria and why the real scandal is the number of empty properties across the country.
News needs to be two things: new and true.… Read More
“…Two retired nurses returned home from holiday overnight to find their north London house trashed by a Romanian family and their possessions looted” read the Evening Standard’s front page on Wednesday. “How are these people allowed to do this?”
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 was a groundbreaking day as io magazine contributor Malte Roschinski took part in a panel discussion at that bastion of investigative journalism, the Frontline Club.
Here’s the event blurb as published on the Frontline Club website:… Read More
When it comes to the fall-out of the financial crisis much has been written about the need to stabilise the global financial system, regulation of the banking sector and the reform of banks to ensure none is “too big to… Read More
“It is exciting to have a real crisis on your hands, when you have spent half your political life dealing with humdrum issues like the environment.” Margaret Thatcher.
In this case Thatcher was referring to the invasion of the Falkland… Read More
There has been a constant cacophony from politicians that the deficit must be cut and it must be done quickly. Pick up any paper or browse any online news platform and it’s cuts, cuts, cuts.
Reducing the annual deficit is,… Read More
We highlight some of the scandals that have dogged the new government since May 2010.
In the ten months since the General Election returned the Tories to power (with a little help from the Liberal Democrats) the government has racked… Read More