Honestly held opinions and provocative argument based on current events or our recent reports.
‘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