James Bloodworth

James Bloodworth is a journalist and the former editor of the political blog Left Foot Forward. He writes a regular column for the International Business Times and can be read in various publications, including the Daily Beast, Politico and the Wall Street Journal. He is currently writing a book for Atlantic about living on the breadline in Tory Britain.

Articles

Red mist - the legacy of the October revolution

Longform
Society

Three new books reveal how we remain conflicted over the Bolshevik revolution, 100 years on

Beware the Prolier-than-thou style

Society

Politicians and pundits alike revel in portraying prejudice and ignorance as essentially working-class values

News
World

Cuba’s revolution was built on shady ideologies

We love Coca-Cola and they love death

Longform
Words

Islamic State's absolutism has antecedents in 20th Century communism and fascism

Words

Delving into the heart of modern poverty, This Is London is part of an English literary tradition that dates back to 1840s

Society

From state-sponsored TV to online cranks, "alternative" news serves sinister agendas