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Profiteering, not Philanthropy: How Public Schools Abandoned Public Service

, 1 December 2021
Iain Overton traces the evolution of the Muscular Christianity of British Public Schools into post-imperial Muscular Capitalism and explains this is far from charitable

EXCLUSIVE The Digital Dogs of War

, 17 September 2021
Iain Overton considers how London’s biggest arms trade fair reveals the true face of modern conflict – and why civilians will bear the brunt of this autonomous, distanced new form of warfare

EXCLUSIVE Ten Examples of British Military Spending Plagued by Inefficiency and Spiralling Costs

, 14 September 2021
As the giant DSEI arms fair gets underway in east London, Iain Overton catalogues 10 instances demonstrating the problems with Government defence procurement

EXCLUSIVE MOD Refuses to Say How Many Towns and Cities the RAF Bombed in Iraq and Syria

, 23 August 2021
The decision to refuse a Freedom of Information request that aimed to clarify civilian casualties related to UK airstrikes raises concerns about MOD transparency

EXCLUSIVE Etonocracy: How One Public School Came to Dominate Public Life

, 20 August 2021
The dominance of Eton-educated men in public life is greater than it was a century ago – with Old Etonians running politics, the media, the Church, and the law

EXCLUSIVE Military Magazines Issued with Ministry of Defence Knowledge Reveal Its Top Secrets

, 6 August 2021
The department has refused to disclose the location of Operation Catallo – while British Army publications have shared details of it

Government By WhatsApp: Departments’ Secrecy Around Advisors’ Messages Exposes Johnson Administration’s Unaccountable Power

, 30 June 2021
Iain Overton’s investigation into one simple question revealed fundamental truths about where accountability lies in British politics today

Putin’s Hybrid War on Truth in Ukraine is a Threat to Us All

, 28 June 2021
From digital attacks to physical assaults on journalists, Iain Overton’s investigation into the Russian disinformation playbook of chaos in Ukraine is a chilling portent of future wars

The Politics of Torture and the Erosion of Truth

, 26 May 2021
Oleksandra Matviychuk paints a troubling picture of a Russian tactic designed to undermine democratic rule in eastern Ukraine

A Fixer’s War: Inside the Life of the Unsung Hero of Foreign Reporting

, 21 May 2021
Iain Overton gives an insight into the local agents who act as a lynchpin of conflict journalism

EXCLUSIVE A Day in the Life of Prisoner ‘Socrates’, Cell Number 607

, 18 May 2021
Iain Overton recounts the story of Oleh Galzyuk, who was imprisoned in the Donbas region of Ukraine for more than two years for writing about the conflict raging in the region

Corruption Doesn’t Come With One Clear Smoking Gun – Which Is Why It’s So Hard to Expose

, 12 May 2021
Iain Overton on investigative reporting, systemic nepotism and why the ‘War on Woke’ is a smokescreen

Boris Johnson is a Boarding School Survivor – That Should Concern Us All

, 28 April 2021
Iain Overton draws on his personal experience to explore why the Prime Minister’s background may explain his mendacious approach to politics – and life

Johnny Mercer Sought to Whitewash this Country’s Human Rights Abuses – his Departure as a Minister is Only a Good Thing

, 21 April 2021
Iain Overton dissects what the Veterans Minister’s farewell reveals about the man himself and a wider right-wing shift in British politics favouring the military

I Exposed the Dark Arts of Lobbying – A Decade On Nothing’s Changed

, 19 April 2021
Iain Overton recalls his undercover investigation into a notorious PR firm and explains why the scandal around lobbying and the ‘revolving door’ has worsened under Boris Johnson’s Government

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