Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
Why It’s Important Boris Johnson Hands Over WhatsApp Messages to the COVID-19 Inquiry
Lawyer Gareth Roberts explains how theDame Hallet's inquiry has the full force of the law and is not a constitutional nicety the former Prime Minister can wriggle out of
Carbon Capture: A Smokescreen for the Fossil Fuel Industry
Britain is 'strikingly unprepared' to face the escalating consequences of inadequate action on climate change
Agribusiness: An Impediment to Net Zero?
Thomas Perrett explores how factory farming and agribusiness industries have successfully lobbied politicians, advocating against carbon taxes and biodiversity targets
‘Half Measures Will Not Decolonise International Development’
Genuine anti-racist internationalism calls for much greater radicalism, writes Sunit Bagree
BREAKING 'Suella Braverman's Survival Shows Sunak’s ‘Core Value’ is Self-Interest'
Given the choice between restoring 'integrity and accountability' to Government or protecting his own interests, Sunak has consistently chosen the latter, reports Adam Bienkov
EXCLUSIVE 'I Was Cancelled by Sunak's Government For Criticising Them on Twitter'
Renowned weapons expert Dan Kaszeta reveals how he fell victim to a Soviet-style blacklist after UK officials discovered he had criticised Government policy on Twitter
The Profitable Nexus: How Ex-British Military Leaders Find Lucrative Roles in Business and Defence
Concerns swirl in Whitehall around retired senior British officers looking to advise foreign governments – conflicts of interest persist even if there is no wrongdoing, writes Iain Overton
‘From Uganda to Rwanda: The British Political Class’ Ever-Present Hostility to ‘Aliens’’
Jon Bloomfield examines the similarities between the 1905 Aliens Bill and the current Illegal Migration Bill and inflammatory rhetoric around refugees
‘Britain’s Global Military Engagements: At What Cost?’
As the Prime Minister declares dedication to safeguarding peace and security in the Indo-Pacific region, Iain Overton asks: what is the price of Britain’s global projection of power?
Gambling White Paper: a Feeble Response to a Social Scourge
Robin Burgess, the first CEO of the Responsibility in Gambling Trust, argues that both Labour and Conservative parties have focused on a few damaged 'addicts' and not the wider structural harm
‘It’s Not the Economy, Stupid. It’s the Press’
The right-wing papers have trashed the country and they mean to go on doing so whoever wins the next election. We must stop them, writes Brian Cathcart
‘The ‘Crimea Dilemma’? There is No Dilemma’
Many appear to believe it would be reasonable to offer the peninsula as some sort of final settlement of the war in Ukraine to Russia – why? asks Paul Niland
Jacob Rees-Mogg’s Kremlin Contradictions
The MP's recent comments on Ukraine and Brexit sit oddly with his stance on Russian aggression in 2014 – and with his firm’s investments in companies close to Putin’s regime, reports Tom Scott
Police Protest Clampdown: How the Met Arrested a Non-Violent Training Group
Mic Wright explains what happened to non-violent Animal Rising activists on the day of the Coronation
Rishi Sunak: ‘An Authoritarian With No Authority’
The Prime Minister's attempt to stop the clock on social progress is backfiring as Britain becomes increasingly tolerant and open-minded, reports Adam Bienkov