Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
The Coronavirus Crisis: ‘We've Followed the Science' – The Ultimate Revenge on the Experts We've 'Had Enough Of'?
Hardeep Matharu explores how those at the heart of Government have quickly switched from deriding experts to loving them – and why this volteface may not be so benign.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Who is the Government Trying to Fool – Us or Itself?
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, explores how the Government has communicated with the public during the COVID-19 outbreak and why the true scale of the crisis is being hidden.
Could COVID-19 Bring with it a New Inclusive Englishness?
Former MP John Denham considers the return of the nation state, British myths and how the Coronavirus crisis could help forge a new national story for England.
The Coronavirus Crisis: When Did the NHS Become a Charity?
To celebrate the first week of Yorkshire Bylines, a regional news site developed by YesWeWork using the Byline Times news template, Richard Sadler celebrates the formidable Captain Moore.
The Coronavirus Crisis: A Wake-Up Call for Climate Change or an Accelerator?
The COVID-19 pandemic has briefly cut global emissions, but could countries around the world simply return to business as usual in their attempts to repair the economic, political and social consequences of the virus once it has eased?
The Coronavirus Crisis: Germany's Approach to COVID-19 Shows that Evidence Works – Will it Be Enough to See Off the Far-Right?
Musa Okwonga considers why it cannot be assumed that the German Government's good handling of the Coronavirus pandemic will be remembered by the public once the outbreak eases.
The Coronavirus Crisis: 'Putting Your Hands Up and Admitting When You Have Got It Wrong is the Only Way to Get It Right'
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, provides his take on where the web of deceit being spun at the very heart of Government is going to lead us all.
In Asking for Public Subsidies the Press Should Live by the Rules they Apply to Harry and Meghan
Brian Cathcart explains why the press asking for public money to help them through the Coronavirus pandemic must follow the same reasoning they applied to the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Two Deadly Viruses Are Wreaking Havoc in the US – COVID-19 and MAGA-20
CJ Werleman on the 'liberation' protests being held in some American states demanding an end to social distancing measures to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic.