Reflections on the campaigner and old-fashioned trade unionist who tried to steer Labour away from hate.
If we can link up jobcentres with the creative industries – and boost diversity - then why can’t politicians?
Those who spoke out against antisemitism in their party will immediately identify with Iraq War whistleblower Katharine Gun
The mythology of the whistleblower is built upon the idea that these are either exceptionally moral individuals or crazy, narcissistic loners. Sometimes both. We need to normalise truth-telling.
In the weeks leading up to the war in Iraq, Katharine Gun exposed a US plot to spy on the UN in leaks published in the Observer. She joins former Observer journalist Martin Bright to tell their story ahead of a forthcoming Hollywood adaptation.
Katharine Gun’s incredible story is depicted in the new film “Official Secrets,” which premieres in the U.S. August 30. We speak with Katharine Gun; the British journalists who reported on Gun’s revelations in The Observer newspaper, Martin Bright and Ed Vulliamy; and Gavin Hood, director of “Official Secrets.”