Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
The UK’s ‘World-Beating’ Rhetoric: A Distraction From Reality?
Iain Overton looks at the hyperbole around post-Brexit Britain, and how nationalist exceptionalism blinds us to our real problems and their remedies
Rishi Sunak’s New Far-Right Ally and the International Authoritarian Elite
Sunak's warm welcome of the far right Italian Prime Minister exposes the increasingly authoritarian direction of his own Government, reports Adam Bienkov
‘Shifting Political Landscape on Island of Ireland Requires More Cross-Border Journalism’
We need a diverse media landscape that recognises the added responsibility of operating in a post-conflict society, writes Emma DeSouza
Western Democracies Stay Silent as India Falls Further Into the Abyss
With Congress Party opposition leader Rahul Gandhi facing prison, CJ Werleman explores how the UK is ignoring serious warning signs in the world's largest democracy
Demonising Inflation and the True Cost of Living
Anthony Yates looks at Rishi Sunak's promises over inflation which might help him cynically suppress public pay demands but do nothing to address the roots of our economic malaise
Professors, Power and Projection: the Case of Matthew Goodwin
Martin Shaw looks at Goodwin's new book and its claims that Britain is run by a ‘woke’ new elite
How Climate Change-Induced Food Inflation has hit the Poorest Hardest
Prolonged inaction on climate change has left those at the bottom of the socio-economic ladder exposed to the fluctuations of an unpredictable global market, writes Thomas Perrett