Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Rishi Sunak’s Russian Hypocrisy Shows Who he is Really Protecting
The Chancellor told UK firms to cut ties with Russia – while his own family has kept hundreds of millions of pounds of shares in a company still operating in Moscow
Welcome to the New Global Arms Race
CJ Werleman assesses the West's response to Russia and China's aggression and what this means for future global security
Putin’s Unjust War and the Enabling of Monsters
Otto English explores the Russian President's warped justifications for the invasion of Ukraine that should terrify us all
Russia’s Long War and a Pivotal Moment in History
Canadian diplomat and politician Christopher Alexander argues that Putin is still fighting the wars of the 20th Century, and reversing his invasion of Ukraine could finally put those ghosts to rest
Taking on Putin's People: Journalists on Another Frontline
Elizabeth Wiggin describes the threats, humiliation, financial ruin and worse that face investigative journalists taking on powerful oligarchs, and the campaign to stop it
War in Ukraine Highlights the Need for a Radical Welcome for All Refugees
Responses from UK and Polish Governments to Europe's refugee crisis differ in their impact and yet come from the same old book of divide and conquer say POMOC’s Krzysia Balinska and Grupa Granica’s Monika Matus
What Does ‘De-Nazification’ Mean to Russians?
The rhetoric around Russia’s invasion of Ukraine serves to construct the other side as evil, helping to justify military aggression and human suffering, argue Dr Maren Rohe and Professor Sara Jones