Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Otto English on why the realities of high office are dawning on our new Prime Minister.
The first step towards rebuilding our country is to acknowledge the profoundness of the damage symbolised by Boris Johnson's rise to power.
Molly Greeves on why online platforms should be the beginning, not the end, for those wanting to get involved in the political and social issues of our time.
In seeking to categorise Antifa as a terrorist organisation, the US President is adding fuel to the fire of right-wing white supremacists.
Brexit Britain’s Love Affair with its Navy is Rooted in a Foolish and Costly Obsession with the Past
How Brexiteers' obsession with the sea and Boris Johnson's promise of more money for ship-building represents a yearning for the days of Empire.
By overstating the threat, or continually pushing the idea, that Russia hacked votes in the 2016 US presidential election, we may be playing right into our adversary’s hands
Will a cleansing anti-cyclone come and blow the oppressive suspicions and rumours away and re-establish the primacy of public service in the interests of the nation rather than party, and the principle that no one is above the rule of law?
Otto English on how the new prime minister's appointment of the toxic trio Dominic Cummings, Matthew Elliott and Chloe Westley is a massive hostage to fortune.
Empty Promises: Boris Johnson's 20,000 New Police Officers won't Provide a Solution to Britain's Creaking Justice System
North West England's former Chief Prosecutor, Nazir Afzal, on why the new Prime Minister does not have a coherent crime and justice strategy – despite his 'law and order' rhetoric.
CJ Werleman on the psychological effects of climate change, its deniers and why younger generations are right to be so disturbed by the future planet that awaits them.
With his love of himself, vanity projects and grand pronouncements, Otto English on why Britain's new Prime Minister shares more than a few similarities with the Roman Emperor who proved too good to be true.
Weaponising News: With a Disgraced Journalist in Number 10, the Fourth Estate is now the Fifth Battlespace
Peter Jukes looks back over three years of information warfare around the election of Donald Trump and the Brexit referendum and asks: how do we distinguish real journalism from disinformation?
Tom Cordell on why the Mayor of London's plans to control private rents in the capital could be the revolution required to break through the housing crisis.
Jonathan Portes on why ideology, short-termism and a relentless focus on Brexit has resulted in economic hardship continuing in the UK long after the Coalition Government.
CJ Werleman on the US President's worrying attempts to gain support by tapping into deeply-rooted anxieties and prejudices concerning race.