Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Crisis and Myth: Why Politicians Must Stop Comparing the UK Economy to ‘Running a Household’
Jack Mosse unpicks the flawed understanding of national debt that has pervaded the Conservative leadership contest and Tory economic policy for a number of years
Why is Scottish Government Spending £10,000 to ‘Support Dialogue’ Between Abortion Protestors and Patients?
Is mediation really the answer when it comes to groups holding extremist views and women accessing safe, legal healthcare?
EU Visa Ban on Russian Tourists: Unleashing the Full Arsenal of Democracy
With EU Ministers set to make a decision tomorrow, Benjamin Tallis argues that there is a liberal case for a Russian visa ban, and the opposition to it reveals a weakness in European democracy
‘Emily Maitlis is Right – the BBC should be Telling the Public the Truth when the Government is Lying’
The Corporation does not know how to respond to the dangerous populism we find ourselves in, writes former BBC journalist Patrick Howse
‘The Government’s Post-Brexit Immigration Policy is a Rare Success’
Jonathan Portes answers the criticisms of those who claim that what the Brexit campaign was really promising was lower levels of immigration
‘It’s Only a ‘Mickey Mouse’ Degree When You’re Working Class’
Megan Byrom reflects on the elitism that frames how the political and media class talks about the humanities