Articles by Rik Worth
It's becoming more popular to claim that because asylum seekers put money in the coffers of illegal traffickers, we should crack down on migrants entirely. But that flattens the complex human...
Employer spyware, cramped spaces, and the fast disappearing line between work and life—is it all worth it?
Rik Worth / January 9, 2020
Harry and Meghan stepping down is them saying that all the trappings of royalty aren't worth it. If they can’t see the value of a monarchy, why should anyone else?
Yes, representation in politics is important. But more than that, Labour's lost voters deserve a leader who understands that the North isn't one homogenous land of flat-caps and pies
Rik Worth / November 27, 2019
Christmas, or "German," markets are increasingly popular in towns across the UK. But with many bringing in European traders (and products), will that continue post-Brexit?
Rik Worth / November 13, 2019
The small margin of the referendum result doesn't only make changing the result seem possible. It also encourages what psychologists call "counterfactual thinking"
Rik Worth / October 15, 2019
Excluding London, northerners were more likely to be Remainers than southerners. So why are anti-Brexit voices from the north so often absent from the national debate?
Rik Worth / September 4, 2019
Where parliament is obsessed with etiquette, working-class people are more interested in manners—and the difference between the two explains a lot about our political system