Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Failed leadership, an abandoned public health system and a preoccupation with private sector involvement have all resulted in problems with COVID-19 testing, says Mike Buckley
Acute hospital consultant David Oliver considers how the Boris Johnson administration has constantly undermined its own plans to tackle COVID-19
In an election packed with scandals and allegations of foreign meddling Kseniya Kirillova writes that Trump will need a lot more than Superman imagery and false accusations to win
How and why did management consultancies and outsourcing become an essential arm of government?
Donald Trump has already threatened to undermine the foundations of American elections. If he wins again, there will be little to stop him, argues CJ Werleman
Donald Trump’s foreign policy has led to more instability in the Middle East but, as Jonathan Fenton-Harvey reports, the election of Joe Biden may not mean significant change
Julian Petley looks at the people behind Andrew Neil's new GB News and sees ominous signs both for the BBC and the principle of impartiality
Boris Johnson has ignored ample guidance from Conservative Party history in resisting calls for an extension of free school meals, explains Tom Wilson
As the effects of Brexit loom and the UK military becomes more active abroad, it must remember its duty as a human rights advocate, argue Iain Overton and Murray Jones
Without decisive, science-driven policy and clear public health messaging, Britain is condemned to a cyclical cost to life, society and the economy at the hands of COVID-19, argue epidemiologist Deepti Gurdasani and neuroscientist Hisham Ziauddeen