Cat Fraser, who has lived with the chronic illness for years, says it’s time to get Long Covid on the agenda and give its many victims the support they need.
The speculation will suck up the political oxygen and only serves to benefit the Prime Minister, writes Jonathan Lis
As the first police investigation into the gang-rape of a girl’s VR avatar is launched, Patsy Stevenson asks what is being done to protect women and girls in the virtual world.
Dr Mine Conkbayir reflects on her time working with the founder of Kids Company and the fight for justice that continues after the campaigner’s death
Labour needs to make bold moves if it is to achieve a victory worth having, argues AC Grayling
An end of year reflection from Peter Jukes, Co-Founder and Executive Editor of Byline Times
Developing a stronger sense of Englishness cannot merely be looked at through a political lens – our identities are personal and multiple, conflicting and shifting, writes Hardeep Matharu
Maintaining the illusory story of what Britain was is integral to the illusion of what Britain is – and the maintenance of political and economic hegemony, writes MP Clive Lewis
Anthony Barnett explores why a recent conference in Edinburgh aimed to initiate a conversation about an ‘England’ distinct from ‘Britain’
Despite more than 6,700 reports of spiking in England and Wales, the Government’s new initiatives fall short of meaningful action, writes Reclaim These Streets co-founder Jamie Klingler
Ollie Newham, of the Rewilding Britain charity, argues that a more focused approach is vital to delivering nature’s recovery in the UK’s national parks
Dr Evan Harris, former Director of Hacked Off and now a legal analyst to the successful claimants against Mirror Group Newspapers over phone hacking and other unlawful information gathering, deconstructs former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan’s statement on the damning judgement against the firm last week.
Her representatives threatened to sue us for reporting the facts. Now the truth is finally out
We again have some members of the Conservative Party arguing that the UK needs to abandon another European institution, writes former British diplomat Alexandra Hall Hall
The real danger is that disability is regarded as a niche issue which only affects a small group who can easily be ignored, writes Stephen Unwin
The difference between ‘transitioning away’ and ‘phasing-out’ fossil fuels is significant, writes Stuart Spray
Nafeez Ahmed argues that, despite mixed feelings about the COP28 agreement, it marks a real step forward
Two months on from the horrors of ‘Black Saturday’, the question of why a country normally so sensitive to risk was caught off guard has an answer that undermines the future prospects of Israel’s prime minister.
Western hypocrisy nearly scuppered global climate negotiations. But now the direction of travel is clear. Byline Times’ columnist sums up his conclusions after addressing the Dubai summit
Yasmine Ahmed, UK Director of Human Rights Watch argues that allies of Israel and backers of Palestinian armed groups should suspend arms sales while war crimes are being committed
AC Grayling reflects on what immigration really means, how right-wing politicians are twisting that meaning to exploit xenophobia, and what can be done to counteract their rhetoric
Kit Yates argues that the former Prime Minister’s lack of scientific training was not the real problem
What the Government seems to have overlooked is that the European Convention on Human Rights isn’t merely referenced in the Good Friday Agreement – it’s threaded throughout it, writes Emma deSouza
Journalist Nick Davies talks to Alan Rusbridger and Lionel Barber in Prospect magazine’s ‘Media Confidential’ podcast about the new revelations from the settlement by News Group Newspapers
After two years of stoic resistance against Russian forces, Ukrainians feel they are being abandoned and false narratives of failure are damaging their campaign
The prospect of another Trump presidency in the US, rising authoritarianism and multiple complex conflicts around the world make for a depressing picture
Nicholas Reed Langen explores the dismissal in the courts of Tortoise’s claim that political parties are not purely private organisations
The poverty blindness of too many climate activists overlooks the huge complexities facing the world’s poorest
A new report reviewed the deaths of 3,648 people with a learning disability – almost half died an avoidable death
When the narrative is dominated by people who look different and don’t share ethnic minority experiences, the system will continue to fail, writes Ramandeep Kaur
Former BBC producer and reporter Patrick Howse explores why the cuts announced to the corporation’s flagship news programme are another damning, but unsurprising, blow to its reputation
The proposed change to the definition of extremism risks tipping society into a dystopian political space, argues Adeeb Ayton