Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Keir Starmer’s mission is clear, even if his party’s execution has been lacking in this election campaign, argues Mike Buckley
Keir Starmer’s side must reckon with the reasons why it lost to a party that has had 150,000 people die on its watch, says Sam Bright
Gunboats patrolling Jersey’s waters was avoidable, yet the fracas with France is one of many Brexit-related issues plaguing the fishing industry, David Hencke and Sian Norris report
CJ Werleman explores how the gross mismanagement of the Coronavirus’ second wave in India may have created serious problems for Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist-populist Government
The ultimate cost of corruption, incompetence, division and myth is always there, waiting to be brought home – as it has been for too many people in India and around the world during the Coronavirus pandemic, writes Hardeep Matharu
Four times in 17 months Rupert Murdoch's flagship newspaper has libelled Muslims, writes Brian Cathcart. That should shame everyone at the paper – and their sham ‘regulator’ too.
The recent appointment of Government sympathisers to the BBC must be seen in the context of a years-long effort to wrest control of public bodies, says Julian Petley
Professor John Ashton reflects on what the COVID-19 pandemic has taught the UK about public health
The news that Johnson 'can't afford to be Prime Minister' rings hollow after a decade of austerity-driven child poverty, says Sian Norris
CJ Werleman warns that, though it may play well in domestic politics, the bellicose rhetoric over China's strategic threat may lead Scott Morrison's Government little room to manoeuvre