Matthew Brett is a writer, activist and student in economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, England. He is also a member of the Canadian Dimension magazine editorial collective
Capitalism is the Crisis: why the need to envision and create an alternative is more urgent than ever
26 November 2012 01:14 PM
A system premised upon competition, ceaseless growth and environmental exploitation is illogical and ultimately suicidal. Workers everywhere deserve better
If we don't keep universities free from market failure, is there anywhere else in society that is safe?
26 October 2012 11:36 AM
A student activist responds to this week's #Unishambles reports in The Independent by argunig that free access to higher education benefits all of society
10 October 2012 04:20 PM
Our writer, a student activist, argues that though we are about to see another wave of protests across Britain, it needs to be more co-ordinated if it is to be effective
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
- 1 Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
- 3 Giorgio Armani criticises the way some gay men dress saying 'a man has to be a man'
- 4 Rebecca Francis accuses Ricky Gervais of using 'influence' to target female hunters after receiving barrage of death threats
- 5 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'