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Selling Tony Blair’s War

Working people knew the war in Iraq was a mistake — but they didn’t have a media to speak for them.

Illustration by Harry Haysom

In 2002, as a fourteen-year-old living in my south Wales hometown of Newport, I walked the same route every day after school: past the local army barracks and through the city center, which was decorated in mosaic murals showing the Chartist uprising in 1839, the last and largest armed rebellion of working men demanding the […]

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