Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Rupert Read from Extinction Rebellion warns of the false hope of Green Revolution but argues the Coronavirus crisis has revealed our vulnerability and made a kind of restoration possible
As the Government announces plans to renationalise probation, reversing the catastrophic privatisation of the service, former MP Ian Lucas explains how the murder of a constituent obliterated his faith in the criminal justice system.
Boris Johnson won an election on the promise of a deal with the EU that would be ready to go – he should stick to his word, argues Mike Buckley
CJ Werleman argues that the New Gospel figure of compassion and fairness who inspired the Civil Rights movement could help Black Lives Matter combat the Christian Right
Reverend Joe Haward charts the history of non-violent resistance and explains how it is a philosophy that aims to free the oppressor as well as the oppressed
Dr John Ashton, a former director of public health, warns that the Government must get back on track with its evidence base and messaging around the pandemic if it is to be prepared for a second wave.
Tom White, Ben Jacob and Crystal Ma look at how private firms and billionaire donors could benefit from the radical restructuring of universities during the Coronavirus pandemic
As the Black Lives Matter movement removes a symbol of slavery and Empire from the heart of Bristol, Otto English explains why misplaced reverence for these relics of a shameful past has had its time
More than 50 years ago, Richard Nixon decided to deliberately vilify and disrupt black communities in America through his ‘War on Drugs’ – the consequences of which must be tackled if fresh calls for an end to racial injustice are to succeed