Category: corporate power

For Your Eyes Only

The opaque and secretive networks on which Boris Johnson builds his power.

Contract Killers

Coronavirus deals worth billions of pounds have been awarded by the government to “unusual” companies, without advertising or competition.

Road to Perdition

How did wildlife groups start collaborating in the destruction of nature?

Sold Out

The government intends to use a US trade deal to bypass democracy, override Parliament and rip down our public protections.

Culpable Negligence

The disastrous collapse of the UK’s pandemic response has been caused by the deliberate evisceration of our health services. Worse is coming.

A Slow-Burning Scandal

The government refuses to act on toxic flame retardants in our bedding and furnishings.

Killer Clowns

Why are so many nations now led by extravagant buffoons? Because the nature of capitalism has changed.

You Want It Darker?

The remarkable story of how the hard-right Koch brothers funded a Trotskyite splinter group.

Invisible Hands

Dark money is undermining our democracies, and it’s never darker than when channelled through lobby groups masquerading as think tanks

Missing Link

How a secretive network built around a Nobel prizewinner set out to curtail our freedoms

The Problem With Freedom

Freedom is used as the excuse for ripping down public protections on behalf of the very rich.

Dark Arts

How a dark money network is taking power on both sides of the Atlantic.

Imaginary Friends

Celebrity is not harmless fun – it’s the lieutenant of exploitation.

The Misinformation Machine

Donald Trump’s staff are drawn from an opaque network of corporate-funded thinktanks and fake grassroots campaigns

Here They Come Again

Corporate lobbyists and their captive governments try to wear down our resistance with one fake trade treaty after another.

So Much For Sovereignty

To this government, “taking back control” means handing Britain to a different set of foreign powers