Brexit: The View From England's Little Poland
Fear and uncertainty for EU migrants in Boston, Britain’s most pro-Brexit town. My dispatch for Al Jazeera about a divided town in a divided country.
June 30, 2016
Britain's Far-Right In 2016
‘Death to Traitors, Freedom for Britain’: A piece on the state of the British far-right in the wake of the EU referendum and the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox. For VICE.
June 24, 2016
Revealed: The True Scope of Immigration Raids in London
Long Read: The Slow Death of Council Housing in the UK
The story of 120 years of British council housing told from the places and people that made it. A long read for VICE against the backdrop of the new Housing and Planning Bill.
March 2, 2016
How the British Media Reports Terrorism
Is the British media biased when it comes to covering terrorism? I looked at few examples in the wake of the Leytonstone stabbing attack. At VICE.
December 15, 2015
How Britain Treats Non-EU Foreign Students
Let down by his college and deported by the state: As Theresa May announces tough new measures for foreign students I took a look at the harsh reality some non-EU students are already facing. Published at VICE
July 22, 2015
The Plight of Immigrant Offenders Deported From Britain Without Appeal
Stripped of legal aid and deported without appeal; read my FOI investigation for VICE on the 2014 Immigration Act and the plight of the UK’s foreign national offenders.
July 14, 2015
The Truth About Britain's "Gig Economy"
Deactivations, side-hustles and a servant underclass. I was one of the first to look in depth at the workers scraping by in Britain’s ‘gig economy’. Published at VICE
July 23, 2015
The Fight Against Privatising Britain's Most Famous Art Gallery
A report for VICE from behind the scenes of the National Gallery as plans to outsource 400 staff look increasingly likely.
January 23, 2015
Do Jews Have a Future in Britain?
A study by the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism claims the majority of British Jews feel they may have no future in the UK. Here’s a piece for VICE on why the Jewish diaspora isn’t going anywhere.
January 13, 2015
Bristol’s Anarchist Community is Facing a Police Crackdown
After a spate of attacks by the Federazione Anarchica Informale, Bristol’s anarchist community is facing a major police crackdown. I went down to the West Country for VICE to try and make sense of it.
January 13, 2015
London's Biggest Regeneration Zone Will Exclude the Poor
The redevelopment of Battersea Power Station and the Nine Elms area in south London illustrates a much wider problem in the way cities are managed and planned – councils seem perfectly happy to see private interests direct the course of historically interesting places. For the New Statesman
February 14, 2014
Civic Duty: What Happened to Britain's Great Public Sector Architects?
Just 2% of architects work in the public sector. I wrote a long-read for the LEAF Architecture Review explaining why.
May edition, 2014
Britain's Brutalism Revival
Once maligned as ugly and oppressive, Britain's brutalist buildings are now enjoying a surprising revival with TV appreciations, new books and expensive rental listings. But does the new vogue for béton brut ignore the politics behind the movement? And in the midst of a deep housing crisis can Brutalism offer any meaningful solutions? For Design and Build Magazine
January 7, 2017
Inside the NHS Crisis
Doctors, nurses, paramedics and administrative staff share stories from the frontline of the NHS, as a "humanitarian crisis" unfolds across the country. For VICE.
13 January 2017