Michael Pooler


Migrants already ‘pay their way’ – why should they have to pay medical bills too?

1 January 2014 Plans to charge non-EU nationals for treatment will undermine the NHS – and could force them to choose between their health and paying the rent, writes Michael Pooler

Regulating the Rigsbys: the dodgy letting agents hitting the jackpot

3 June 2013 Dry rot? Tough. You want your deposit back? No chance. Michael Pooler looks at how anyone with a phone line can become a private letting agent

Review: Riots Reframed

9 April 2013 Michael Pooler reviews a film that gives an alternative view of the 2011 riots

Review: La Grande Illusion

28 April 2012 As a digitally restored version is released, Michael Pooler revisits Jean Renoir's anti-war masterpiece

Interview: can changing the law save the planet?

21 April 2012 Ahead of the launch of her new book, Earth is Our Business, Polly Higgins speaks to Michael Pooler about her mission to have ‘ecocide’ recognised as an international crime

Organise! City cleaners fight for a living wage

22 January 2012 Michael Pooler reports on the struggle of cleaners in the heart of London's financial district

Wapping: the workers’ perspective

20 October 2011 Michael Pooler visits an exhibition dedicated to the contininuing relevance of the Wapping dispute

Breaking the silence

10 October 2011 Michael Pooler discovers how former IDF soldiers are opening up about life in the occupied territories.

The people are strong

14 August 2011 Michael Pooler reports from Israel on Bedouin efforts to resist eviction in the Negev Desert

Turkey’s nuclear future?

11 June 2011 Michael Pooler reports from Istanbul about opposition to nuclear power in the run up to elections in Turkey