Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
This Election has been a Tsunami of Lies – It's Time for Some Home Truths
As the populist Brexit surge shows, we have taken liberal democracy for granted for too long in the UK.
Reasons to be Islamophobic: Profiting from the Politics of Fear
Dr Shazad Amin explains why hatred of Muslims is such a powerful, hidden force in this General Election.
The Perplexing Predictable Attraction of the Lies, Damn Lies, of the Conservatives
James Melville sets out the state the Conservatives have left Britain in after nine years in power – and wonders why people are still willing to give them their vote.
Bad News is not Fake News: Not All Digital Campaigning is Dark Arts
Kyle Taylor from the Fair Vote project argues modern microtargeting shouldn't be abandoned to shady billionaire-funded right-wing groups.
China Must Not Be Allowed to Host the 2022 Olympic Games while it Persecutes its Uyghur Muslims
The International Olympic Committee must learn from its mistake in proceeding with the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany, says CJ Werleman.
The Lopsided Centre: Why is the Media's Unbalanced Scrutiny Giving the Tories a Free Ride?
Musa Okwonga examines why the myth of the Conservative Party's competence persists and how those meant to be holding Boris Johnson to account are complicit in its belief.
Johnson’s Brexit Deal is Getting No Scrutiny – But it is the Most Damaging Proposal Ever Put to Voters
The Conservatives' withdrawal agreement is a ticking time bomb under our economy, rights and public services – why aren't opposition parties or the media highlighting this to the electorate?
The Future of Journalism is at the Heart of this General Election
Brian Cathcart, Professor of Journalism at Kingston University, argues that the cosy relationship between Boris Johnson and most of the press means there will be no check on his power if he is elected with a majority.
Conservative Party Media Tactics: Playing the 'Tommy Robinson' Victimhood Card
With Michael Gove turning up at Channel 4, and threats being issued to defund the public service broadcaster, is his party trying to be Stephen Yaxley-Lennon or Vladimir Putin?
Siding with Boris Johnson will Never Give the Working Class Access to his Power
Aimee Pearcy asks: why are ordinary working families willing to vote for policies that will hurt them?
Institutional Racism has become a Key Election Issue
Isobel Ingham-Barrow on how Islamophobia in the Conservative Party needs root and branch investigation.
The Humanity of the London Bridge Victims is the Real Fight Against Terror
Hardeep Matharu mourns the death of two young reformers and the horrific exploitation of their legacies by Boris Johnson and the tabloid press.