A note on Nick, free press and politics

Last week Nick Cohen wrote an important column about the scandal of blacklisting in the building trade, whereby casual workers identified as being union members or having made complaints about on-site working conditions were spied on, monitored and barred from employment by building firms. It’s a horrendous, troubling and under-reported story.

Which for some reason Cohen decided to put into an awful-a-thon contest with the Leveson inquiry: Continue reading