Conversations about abolishing the police have entered the mainstream in the wake of last year’s Black Lives Matter protests. But for abolitionists seeking justice in 2021, the prison system presents a complex conflict of interests.
On 14th June, you can show socially-distanced solidarity for the survivors and bereaved families of the Grenfell Tower tragedy from home.
The Mercury-winning band's guitarist spent his down time post-tour volunteering at a north London food bank. Now he’s releasing an album of folk instrumentals to raise money and awareness. We speak to him, and to centre manager Abi Odujoko, about the scourge of food poverty – and how it’s immeasurably worse now.
Author and journalist Naomi Klein has become one of the world’s leading figures in the battle to avert climate disaster. Here she delves into the intersection of capitalism, climate and government policy.
“Could the 2011 riots happen again? 100%.”
“I have really high hopes. We are always taught to aim high, so fuck it I’m aiming high. I want to be president of Interpol or the UN. Just fuck it.”