Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Reasons to be (Cautiously) Cheerful
Otto English raises a glass half full – to a future of hope after the years of chaos which may follow next month's General Election.
The Myopic Myth of Donald Trump – God’s ‘Chosen One’
CJ Werleman dissects a new poll showing that 39% of white evangelicals and 54% of white protestants believe the US President to be God's chosen representative on Earth.
Labour's Policies could Transform Britain after Years of Austerity – it Now Needs to Convince the Public it Can Pull it Off
The director of Labour for a Public Vote on why Labour is the only party to have correctly identified that next month's General Election is about much more than Brexit.
'Cultural Apartheid': How Boris Johnson has Maligned Muslims for Years
With Islamophobia rife in the Conservative Party, and its leader mocking Muslim women as 'letterboxes' and 'bank robbers' Alex Tiffin looks back on Johnson's history of prejudice.
Boris Johnson's Selfish Lies on Russian Interference Put our Entire Democratic System at Risk
Retiring Labour MP and Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Committee member Ian Lucas urges the Prime Minister to take the threat posed by Putin's Russia seriously – and put the UK before his own personal interests.
The BBC is Disseminating Misinformation in its Quest to 'Reflect Modern Britain'
Former BBC newsreader Jake Lynch on why the corporation is proving so feeble in exposing lies told by politicians.
Why British Muslims Hold the Balance of Power in Britain's General Election
The founder of MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development) explains why the Muslim vote could cause some upsets and surprises at the polls next month.
Why Trump's Pardoning of War Criminals Threatens Muslims
When anti-Muslim rhetoric is combined with the rewarding of war crimes against Muslims, the consequences are grave – not only for Muslim Americans but the US military, CJ Werleman argues.
Who will Win the Battle over Economic Orthodoxy?
Iwan Doherty considers the competing economic approaches of the Conservative and Labour parties in the 2019 General Election.
Remainers Need to Start Attacking Boris Johnson’s Brexit Deal Before it’s Too Late
The director of Labour for a Public Vote asks: why are none of the opposition parties using the Prime Minister's Brexit deal to their advantage?
Thatcher's Household Fallacy Led to Austerity and Killed Thousands – What was the Point of it?
Stephen Colegrave delves into the real reasons behind austerity and considers whether it was just a political fallacy.
Yes, there is a Crisis in British Journalism and Journalists are in Denial
The editor-in-chief of Press Gazette, Dominic Ponsford, insists all is well with British journalism. Here, Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University, responds.
Are the Lib Dems Going to Punch Themselves in the Face – Again?
Former senior Lib Dem researcher Gareth Roberts rues the right-wing swerve of Jo Swinson's General Election campaign.
Why Voting for the Tories is Political Stockholm Syndrome
James Melville argues that the appeal of the Conservative Party to the UK electorate is the greatest British political tragedy of the modern era.
Where has the BBC's Quest to Inform through Uncovering Truth Gone?
In the weeks before the Berlin Wall fell in 1989, the BBC’s news team went out of its way to show the world the factual reality of East Germans protesting for a better life. Does it have the same desire now?