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1 in 6 shop staff face abuse every shift

Yelled at, spat at, and disrespected – this is becoming the new norm for shop staff, with one in six of them facing daily abuse during coronavirus restrictions according to the Union of Shop, Distributive, & Allied Workers (USDAW).

Corruption in the Kingdom: Panama papers and beyond

When the Panama and Paradise papers were leaked I thought things might change. Perhaps the status quo might be challenged but instead, nothing in the UK fundamentally changed. Emma Watson is still acting, Simon Cowell is still a producer, and the Queen is still the monarch.

Corruption in the Kingdom: MP Landlords

Boris Johnson, Sajid Javid, Emily Thornberry, Theresa May, Philip Hammond, and Jeremy Hunt. These are just some of the many Members of Parliament who privately let properties whilst simultaneously writing the rules on tenancy.

When Capitalism Contradicts Itself: Automation

Automation is destined to amplify unemployment rates by destroying entire industries and leaving waves of workers out of pocket. This isn’t fantasy, this isn’t the far future, this is already happening…

By Ollie Curtis