Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Will Our COVID-19 Lockdown Make Us think More About Why We Imprison So Many People?
Duncan Campbell discusses how the words 'lockdown' and 'stir-crazy" were an all too familiar reality for a section of our society long before the Coronavirus pandemic appeared.
Molly Scott Cato argues that the public-school approach of fighting COVID-19 like a wartime enemy results in needless casualties and no exit strategy.
Brian Cathcart explains why political parties should back calls in a letter published today in the Financial Times to commit right now to holding a public inquiry into the UK's response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
The Coronavirus Crisis: India is Using COVID-19 to Advance its Hindu Settler Colonial Enterprise in Kashmir
With the world's attention on the Coronavirus pandemic, India's Government is introducing more draconian measures to advance its nationalist aims.
Mike Buckley gives his take on what the Labour Party now needs to think about in terms of identity, class and the Coronavirus crisis.
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, gives his take on how the next decisions can be made on the UK's lockdown, the lack of press scrutiny and why the Government's 'goal' of keeping deaths to 20,000 may be affecting their reporting
CJ Werleman explains how the Coronavirus has starkly exposed all of the US' structural social problems and made them worse.
As part of a La Stampa-Byline Times collaboration, Jacopo Iacoboni explores what Italy's approach to the COVID-19 pandemic exposes about the state of its politics
Jonathan Portes, Professor of Economics and Public Policy at King's College London, explains why we don't need to turn a health crisis into an economic depression.
Hardeep Matharu speaks to a NHS consultant about how the politics of inevitability infected the UK Government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.