Category Interview

Changing The World, One Micro-Act At A Time [The Iranian]

Interview with philanthropist Joe Kiani for The Iranian: If you want to change the world, start with the person next to you. It’s a good saying – but when it’s put into practice, that’s when great things start to happen. That’s what Joe Kiani will tell you as he pretty much lives by this mantra. […]

Six months after the Grenfell Tower fire, Labour’s Emma Dent Coad speaks out

Interview with Labour MP for Kensington & Chelsea Emma Dent Coad on developments six months after the Grenfell Tower fire. Includes video footage. First published in The Canary: It’s been six months since a fire ripped through social housing block Grenfell Tower in the West London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. And still little has […]

What Does Saleh’s Demise In Yemen Mean For Iran? [The Iranian]

In-depth analysis on implications and involvement of Iran in Yemen’s conflict, using interviews with experts on Iran, Yemen and the Middle East. First published in The Iranian: Yemen, gripped by war, just experienced a major twist. While the country’s devastating humanitarian situation has caused international concern, the internal and geo-political dynamics of the conflict may […]

Iran Hits The London Art Scene [The Iranian]

Interview with Riley Frost, founder of Contemporary and Modern Art (CAMA) – an art gallery in focused on art by Iranian artists. First published in The Iranian: The idea is relatively niche for the London art scene. A city renowned for its auction houses like Sotheby’s and Christies, some remarked in the 1980s that contemporary […]

A small community has now triggered one of the biggest conversations on social housing since Grenfell

Book review of 306: Living Under the Shadow of REGENERATION and interview with project manager Anne E Cooper. First published in The Canary on 17 September 2017: 306: Living Under the Shadow of REGENERATION is a collaborative project with the residents of Cressingham Gardens, allowing them to explore their memories and feelings about home, community and […]

Theresa May has given Jeremy Corbyn a boost no-one saw coming, says an award-winning writer [The Canary]

Q & A with Alex Nunns, author of ‘The Candidate – Jeremy Corbyn’s Improbable Path to Power’, on post election thoughts. First published in The Canary on 2 July 2017: No-one could predict Jeremy Corbyn’s rise to become a Labour leader with the biggest increase in vote share since 1945. Except Alex Nunns, who’s been […]

A Grenfell survivor tells The Canary how he fears the council will make him homeless [The Canary]

Interview with a Grenfell Tower fire survivor on the blaze and his experience afterwards with the council. First published in The Canary on 19 June 2017: After escaping Grenfell Tower from the 17th floor, a survivor explained how his support from the council has left him fearing the worst and believes it may be trying […]