The SKWAWKBOX is written to try to present information and analysis that will rarely make it into the mainstream media because it doesn’t fit their agenda and the narrative they want to present.
Kerry-anne Mendoza, our Editor-in-Chief, teamed up with a group of extraordinary people to form The Canary in October 2015. With absolutely no financial backing or outside investment, we have rapidly built a brand new media outlet from scratch through determination in our progressive values, a vibrant team and engaging content.
Novara Media is an independent media organisation addressing the issues – from a crisis of capitalism to racism and climate change – that are set to define the 21st century.
openDemocracyUK addresses the unfolding crisis in Britain's democracy, its root causes and the injustices which stem from it. We stand for democracy, liberty, justice and economic empowerment, and we provide a platform for citizens and movements to expose what's going on and work out how to change it.
Mike Sivier has been a newspaper reporter for the best part of 20 years now. He switched to freelance work in 2007 in order to become a carer for his girlfriend (who is disabled). He is interested in politics, with an emphasis on people rather than the movement of money – although it's appreciated that knowledge of financial matters does help.