Author: Nick Dowson

Nick Dowson
  • Nick Dowson is a local reporter and freelance journalist who enjoys writing and investigating.

    His interests include power, democracy, housing, technology and the environment. From 2017-2018 he worked as part of New Internationalist’s online editorial team; he has also written for publications including the Guardian, Independent, Moscow Times and Red Pepper.

    He tweets at @nickmdowson and his website is at


Tiny homes: ‘An innovative way of getting people to accept less’

Tiny homes are popping up in Bristol, with the council even bypassing its own policy to permit miniature flats. But as a solution to the housing crisis, this approach could do more harm than good.

European elections: why it matters even though it doesn't feel like it