For decades, we have been conditioned into believing that the contentious debate around abortion comes down to a binary decision. Pro-life, or pro-choice? It’s a seemingly obvious demarcation to separate views on apparently opposing ends of the political spectrum. But what if we realised that…

In south London, residents call on Sadiq Khan to challenge Texan billionaire’s plans to build a 20-storey tower block over the famous Electric Avenue. A group of residents in Brixton, south London, are in the midst of a fierce battle for their neighbourhood’s future. Taylor…

This end of year review is part of a series from Backbench’s editorial team as they consider some of the themes that have dominated 2020. The views expressed in these reviews are those of the editors themselves and do not necessarily reflect the standpoint of…

This end of year review is part of a series from Backbench’s editorial team as they consider some of the themes that have dominated 2020. The views expressed in these reviews are those of the editors themselves and do not necessarily reflect the standpoint of…