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Attorney General Barr’s new Letter lays out his latest Coverup Scheme
Attorney General Barr appears to be living up to his nickname of the “Coverup General,” this time by burying the substance of the Mueller report and selectively editing the information that will see the light of day.
Dando Blagger Riddle: Police Failed to Get the Full Story out of The Daily Mirror
The Daily Mirror should have come clean about blagging and hacking to murder cops – and saved police time and money, says John Ford.
BREAKING A PHONE HACKING HIT? How Jill Dando was Tracked to her Doorstep
While the detective leading the inquiry into the television presenter's murder says the case will never be solved, Byline Times reveals a crucial clue the police missed.
Democracy in Danger: What Happened to our Data after the EU Referendum?
In the light of multiple investigations into Brexit online campaigns, Byline Times asks whether our election data is secure or could be misused in future votes.
Democracy in Danger: How Safe is Britain's Next Election?
With the country on the edge of a snap general election or second referendum in an age of digital psyops, is our electoral system equipped for votes to be free and fair?
Two Fingers Up to the Country they Serve: The Age of MINISTERIAL IRRESPONSIBILITY
The Age of Ministerial Irresponsibility: The cabinet ministers who got away with facing the consequences of disastrous decisions.
BREAKING Mueller Summary: the Obstruction Case Leaves a Cloud of Doubt Hanging over Trump’s Presidency
Attorney General Barr’s hasty decision to let Trump off the hook on obstruction of justice leaves a cloud of doubt that will linger for the remainder of Trump’s presidency.
Islamophobia and the Limits of Free Speech
How much longer can our mainstream press escape the consequences of their false reporting and dangerous rhetoric around our Muslim communities?
When Will Brexiters Accept They Were Conned?
As every day brings more uncertainty, Otto English asks how long will it take Brexit voters to accept that they have fallen prey to a vast Ponzi scheme?
Weaponising history: the graffitied rifle of the Christchurch terrorist is a tool to radicalise
The Christchurch terrorist created a misleading historical narrative of how Christians and Muslims have interacted over time. Mike Stuchbery explains why this is so dangerous.
Christchurch: Where Does this Terror Come From? Former Chief Prosecutor on Child Sexual Abuse Speaks Out on Islamophobia
Nazir Afzal, OBE, decries the Far Fight exploitation of the victims of child sexual abuse in 'street grooming' cases in Britain's northern towns, and explains how 'endless Islamophobia' and propaganda provokes violence
Don't tear up our last shred of constitutional legitimacy
For too long we've relied on unwritten norms to underpin our governance - norms of honesty, shame, resignation or apology for misleading parliament and the public or breaking ethical rules and professional guidelines... We need a written constitution to protect the public...
Brexit Zugzwang: How the UK can escape the fierce checkmate-stalemate of now
As the country lurches towards March 29th - Zugzwang Brexit is where our politicians are now at. So what can be done?
17 DAYS TO GO: News from the Brexit Cliff Edge
A weekly comprehensive round-up of what others are writing about the looming exit of the UK from the European Union.
A Quiet Kind of Terror: What It's Like to be the Target of a Far Right Witch-hunt
A week after Mike Stuchbery became subject to targeted harassment and threats of violence, he reflects on the impact it has had on his life.