Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Bearing False Witness: How Mr and Mrs Cummings Broke the Ninth Commandment
Reverend Joe Haward provides a Bylines Times 'Thought for the Day', in light of current events and the duty in the Ten Commandments to tell the truth.
Ruling from the Shadows: Why Dominic Cummings Poses a Threat to the Country
The track record of the Prime Minister's chief advisor – under fire for breaking lockdown rules – has proved him to be anything but transparent, writes Iain Overton.
Is Murdoch’s New Radio Station Part of Dominic Cummings’ Onslaught on his ‘Mortal Enemy’ the BBC?
Ellin Stein considers whether Times Radio could be part of a wider campaign against public service broadcasting in the UK
Boris Johnson's Latest Weapon of Mass Distraction
Knighting Captain Tom Moore – rightly admired for his fundraising for the NHS – is a cynical ploy by a populist Prime Minister struggling to do his job in an actual crisis, says Otto English.
PEAK DENIAL: How the Corporate Press Negates Journalism
By failing to be transparent about themselves, it is difficult to trust most of the mainstream newspapers when it comes to the truth about others.
The Northern Hemisphere Must Not Stand by and Let Coronavirus Devastate the South
Portia Antonia Alexis looks at the devastating results if COVID-19 runs rife in the southern hemisphere and how an international response is needed to save more than 30 million lives.
After the COVID-19 Crisis, Social Care Needs a Rapid Ownership Re-Think
After more than 12,500 care home deaths, Iwan Doherty considers what should happen now that business model for social care has proved itself to be not fit for purpose.
The Coronavirus Crisis: Boris Johnson’s COVID-19 Message Exploits a Long-Established Culture of Individualism
Jon Bailes explores why the Government may have changed its Coronavirus messaging to 'Stay Alert' and how this represents the tenets of a culture in which social problems are blamed on perceived individual failings.
The Mainstream Media Needs to Give Learning Disabled People their Own Voice
Saba Salman calls on the mainstream media to more accurately reflect the lives of those with learning disabilities and explains how her new book of essays, written by the learning disabled, aims to change the narrative.
A LAX LOCKDOWN: 'On Behalf of the Children Keep the Schools Closed'
16-year-old student Olivia Eren explains why students distrust the Government's plans to reopen schools and defends teachers against the tabloid onslaught.
The Coronavirus Crisis: It's Time to Discuss the United States' Most Dangerous 36%
CJ Werleman discusses a new poll which indicates sustained support for Donald Trump over COVID-19 and distrust of the country's top infectious disease expert – and where this lethal aversion to the truth among a sizable part of the population could lead.