I was a video journalist and reporter at the Independent for two years before joining Tortoise in 2018. I was pleased that Tortoise’s first story published, by Paul Caruana-Galizia and I on the opioid epidemic of the North East of England, was nominated for the Orwell Prize for Exposing Britain’s Social Evils. I have written about climate justice, algorithms in policing and drill music, amongst other things, for Tortoise.
Wednesday 9 June 2021
A death at Lancaster Lodge
This isn’t over
Mental healthcare for young people has been under pressure for years. Then the pandemic struck…
Wednesday 10 March 2021
10 minute read
Sensemaker: Vaccinating the world
What just happened
Tuesday 24 November 2020
The economy: CBILs and job support – was it enough?
Monday 16 November 2020
The UK: how did it fare?
Tuesday 28 July 2020
Guests at our ThinkIns consider the risks and opportunities ahead as millions of jobs come under threat
Monday 2 March 2020
A family at war
Two brothers, with four sons and one daughter, battling for control of a business empire
Monday 21 October 2019
Rain stopped play
The October Rebellion pitted climate protestors against police – and left both sides bedraggled
Monday 7 October 2019
The XR strategy
Activists demanding action on the climate emergency will try to take over London again today