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The toxic influence of right-wing radio has played a role in the country’s changing fortunes when it comes to the Coronavirus pandemic, says CJ Werleman
Hardeep Matharu argues that Labour MP Dawn Butler’s removal from the House of Commons after calling Boris Johnson a ‘liar’ finally exposed the structural failings at the heart of the British state
Martin Shaw explains how Boris Johnson's racist remarks are far from casual, and that fighting 'woke' anti-racism is an essential part of his ethno-nationalist electoral strategy
Thomas Lewton looks at the debate around the lifting of British Coronavirus restrictions and the media targeting of Independent SAGE
With Dominic Cummings’ latest revelation that Boris Johnson didn’t want a lockdown as the majority of those dying from COVID-19 were over-80s, Otto English explores why the Prime Minister’s toxic brand of upper-class elitism is never called-out or questioned
As the tabloids speculate that a newly-announced autobiography of Prince Harry will really have been written by his wife, Richard Sanders sheds light on a 21st century tale of racism, class and misogyny
Thomas Perrett argues that government intervention is required to counteract the problems posed by companies focused on PR rather than reducing CO2 emissions