Anti-capitalism

19 July 2013

Banker-bashing makes you go blind

Five reasons why it's wrong, and dangerous, to blame bankers for the crisis.

12 June 2013

A carnival
against... er... er...

Anti-capitalist protesters in London yesterday had only one real objective: to get punched by a cop.

4 June 2013

Anti-Primark posing
helps nobody

Blaming Western shoppers for the tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza building will make life worse for Bangladeshis.

5 July 2012

The Shard: why London is looking up

Never mind the naysaying of its critics: the EU’s tallest building is an inspiring addition to the skyline.

27 October 2011

It’s 100% certain that they don’t represent 99%

The occupiers’ claim to speak for ‘the 99%’ exposes how determined they are to avoid hard political debate in favour of cheap moralising.

24 October 2011

Occupy LSX: London’s revolting campers

PHOTO ESSAY: Patrick Hayes reports from the recycling-obsessed, ideas-lite ‘tent city’ by St Paul’s Cathedral.

20 October 2011

Occupy London: a ragbag of political conformists

The occupiers think that by eschewing leaders and ideology they become immune to dogmatic thinking. The precise opposite is the case.

20 October 2011

V for Vacuous

From the Occupy protests to the anti-tuition fees protest, you’ll always find someone disguised as Guy Fawkes. What’s going on?