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How Will Labour Navigate the Crisis-Hit Britain it Could Inherit?
Opinion polls are looking good for Labour – but in victory Keir Starmer would inherit the greatest challenges ever faced by an incoming prime minister, writes Gareth Roberts
‘Great British Democracy’: Who Voted for This?
The UK's political system currently resembles an unelected autocracy rather than a truly representative democracy, writes former diplomat Alexandra Hall Hall
How Russia Feeds the Factory of Unthinking
From Ukrainians being mainly Jewish to allegations of black magic, hypnotism and colonising Africa, Oleksiy Pluzhnyk explores the Kremlin's exploitation of the conspiratorial mindset
How Austerity has Endangered Britain’s Ability to Safeguard its Natural Environment
Debilitating cuts have reduced regulators' role in safeguarding the natural environment and stymied the Government’s approach to net zero, reports Thomas Perrett
‘Ministers Can Make it Mean Anything they Want it To’: The Realities of Citizenship-Stripping in the UK
Faima Bakar speaks to experts about the Government’s removal of citizenship without notice and its disproportionate impact on British Muslims
The Tufton Street Elite Takes Back Control of the Brexit Project
The libertarian ideologues in Downing Street are taking a hammer to Boris Johnson’s Brexit coalition, says Sam Bright
Keir Starmer’s Labour is Starting to Believe it is Heading for Government
Hope is overcoming fear for Labour delegates in Liverpool as they watch Liz Truss' Government begin to implode just weeks after its inception, reports Adam Bienkov
Five Policies that Jacob Rees-Mogg Should Adopt Now on Climate Change
Stuart Spray runs through some of the immediate actions that could be taken by the Government to address global warming and fix our energy system
‘Keir Starmer Risks Drifting to Defeat if Labour Tries to Win by Default’
The Labour leader's former campaigns and elections strategist, Simon Fletcher, warns that Starmer's excessive caution risks losing the next election
Liz Truss’ Economic Shock Doctrine Will Only Help the Richest
The Chancellor has announced a series of massive tax cuts for high earners and corporations, which have seen the pound slump and the value of Government bonds fall. Why is the Prime Minister risking turning an economic crisis into a disaster?
‘Small Constitutional Changes Could Urgently Address the Big Mess We Find Ourselves In’
Frances Crook, co-convener of the Commission on Political Power, sets out why incremental shifts in the role of monarchy and an over-powerful executive could strengthen democracy in the unlikely event of wholesale reform
Fabricated Buildings: The Conservative NHS Investment Myth
As the latest Conservative regime takes office, Rachel Morris considers one of the starkest failures of its predecessor
Three Years On from ‘No Deal’ Emergency: Operation Yellowhammer is Our Reality
We are now living through the bleak predictions made in the Brexit contingency report in 2019, says TJ Coles
British Identity: The Empire’s Spectacle
The mourning of the Queen’s death has been, largely unconsciously, a nation in a state of 'appearing', writes Joe Haward
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