Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Peter Oborne looks at broader compelling reasons why two top advisors left the Boris Johnson administration
Nafeez Ahmed tracks the export of populist demagoguery from America to Britain, and urges a campaign to snuff out its dying embers
CJ Werleman reports on how the Australian right-wing press appears to be minimising the shocking murder of 39 Afghans
Martin Jay writes that Boris Johnson could be about to make a terrible mistake by committing troops to fight in Mali for French national interests
Zarina Zabrisky urges the President-elect and his team to counter one of the gravest threats to modern democracy
Peter Jukes looks at the rise and fall of the dark money and online culture war strategies that put Donald Trump in the White House and pushed Britain out of the EU
The Boris Johnson administration’s ideological decision-making is putting lives at risk, argues Mike Buckley
Intensive chicken farming in the UK is generating dangerous new viruses, reports Claire Hamlett
The Prime Minister must decide whether to conclude a Brexit deal with the European Union within days – will he use it as a marker to change his leadership of the country?
Sian Norris reports on protests in Poland following the latest round of assaults on women’s rights by the Law and Justice Party and asks: why is the EU standing by and doing nothing?
CJ Werleman sees worrying signs from the past that the Democratic Party could decide to turn a blind eye to the current President’s various misdemeanours in a desperate bid to move the country on from Trumpism