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The best ideas are always heard first in the back of a cab

In Garry Lee on October 20, 2011 at 12:23 pm

Garry Lee had an unexpected, in-depth conversation with a taxi driver at 5am that reaffirmed his belief that everyone has a useful insight when it comes to politics. Read the rest of this entry »

The day police were told to “move along”

In Matteo Bergamini on October 20, 2011 at 12:12 pm

On the 16th of October police were asked to move along by rev. Dr Giles Fraser, Canon of St. Pauls Cathedral. What were they doing? Matteo Bergamini went to find out. Read the rest of this entry »

Riots Debate: Vicky Wong

In Vicky Wong on August 19, 2011 at 6:19 am

In the latest of the pieces on the riots, East London-dwelling Vicky Wong provides her take on the events of the past week. Read the rest of this entry »

Riots Debate: Pav Sandhu

In Pav Sandhu on August 18, 2011 at 9:05 am

 

In the latest in our series about the riots, Pav Sandhu asks “So where does this leave us?” Read the rest of this entry »

Riots Debate: Alex Gabriel

In Alex Gabriel on August 16, 2011 at 8:23 pm

In the second in our debate on the riots, Alex Gabriel asks can we talk about the violence? He believes that we can say what we like, these riots were political in every sense. Read the rest of this entry »

Riots Debate: Archie Manners

In Archie Manners on August 16, 2011 at 8:18 pm

Two very different perspectives on last week’s riots, Archie Manners believes the “lost generation” is a trap many fall into for no reason. Like this blog, he believes that the media have no right to use this as an excuse to cast Britain’s youth in a bad light. Read the rest of this entry »

City on Fire

In Matteo Bergamini on August 9, 2011 at 10:14 am

Matteo Bergamini is a Londoner left ashamed and shocked by the rioting that plagued the capital last night.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sort it out or pay the price

In David Brownsey-Joyce on March 23, 2011 at 7:29 am

David Brownsey-Joyce was shocked to hear of plans by one London council to fine its own residents up to £1,000 if they fail to recycle properly and fears that his council may introduce this policy next. Read the rest of this entry »

Cameron Promises This Budget To Be Most Pro-Growth In A Generation

In Newswire on March 8, 2011 at 7:00 am

David Cameron announces that the forthcoming budget will be for the “go-getters and grafters” of society. Read the rest of this entry »

Obviously a Challenge Too Far

In David Brownsey-Joyce on December 6, 2010 at 3:48 pm

News that Camden and Islington Councils would not be pressing ahead with plans to share a chief executive and senior management structure came as a disappointment to Camden resident, David Brownsey-Joyce. Read the rest of this entry »