Stephen Colegrave begins a new Byline Times series on the people exposing wrongdoing in public life by considering the implications of Brexit on the protections provided to UK whistleblowers
China’s strategy for the former British colony is unique – to encourage self-censorship through fear. Tommy Walker reports from Hong Kong
With Gavin Williamson facing no repercussions over the exams algorithm shambles, Alex Andreou argues that the more incompetent a minister is, the more likely they are to do well under this administration
Stalked by a shadowy, faceless entity, David Clark thought the Government’s attempts to contact him were a hoax
Three months after his breach of lockdown rules came to light, Hardeep Matharu explores the precedent set by the No 10 chief advisor’s callous hoodwinking of the public – a fundamental degrading of democracy that was missed by the Labour Party at a dangerous cost
With US voters heading to the polls on 3 November, CJ Werleman sets out why he believes the next five months could be some of the most dangerous ever for America – and the rest of the world
Following the arrest of campaigners under the new National Security Law, British parliamentarians condemn the Hong Kong Police’s response to their report examining breaches of humanitarian law and human rights by the force
As a new parliamentary report accuses the city’s police force of humanitarian and human rights abuses, calls continue for the UK Government to take a tougher stance towards Beijing
Sam Bright explains how Brexiters are desperately trying to warp the findings of the Intelligence and Security Committee’s long-awaited report into Russian influence in British political and public life
With mounting scandals and inconsistencies over the Government’s handling of COVID-19, Stephen Colegrave and Peter Jukes have compiled a list of its biggest falsehoods so far
A collective statement from Extinction Rebellion’s ‘Brains Trust’ with proposals on how to tackle climate chaos after COVID-19
Tommy Walker reports with eyewitness accounts of this week’s demonstrations in the former British colony and explores what Boris Johnson’s offer of refuge means to the residents of Hong Kong
Under the cover of a crisis, attacks on independent journalism are increasing around the world at the hands of ‘strong men’ determined to dismantle liberalism
CJ Werleman explores how the right to bear arms and racial injustice in America have always been intertwined – a relationship which can be seen again in the reaction of gun advocates to Donald Trump’s use of force against protestors now
With pro-democracy protests recommencing in Hong Kong, the Financial Times’ former Asia Editor explores what China’s motives are towards the former British colony and the West.
To Musa Okwonga, the Dominic Cummings scandal proves that the Prime Minister and his Cabinet are no longer public servants — they treat the public as their servants.
With Boris Johnson handing out millions of pounds of public money to subsidise a cheerleading press, Brian Cathcart says that the corruption is so brazen it takes your breath away.
Otto English explains how nations that start by normalising conspiracy theories end up having their phone masts burned down