Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
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.