With a mendacious former Prime Minister now returning to work for the press which enabled his rise, the moral bankruptcy of the media-political class is complete
Boris Johnson’s new job at the Daily Mail is the perfect example of how failure is rewarded in British political and media life.
Putin’s partial mobilisation has failed to compensate for his military failures, and will deplete Russia’s domestic workforce for generations ahead
‘Stopping the boats’ and making immigration a key issue is the only strategy the Prime Minister has to keep a core Conservative base come the next election
The costs awarded in the Cadwalladr libel case suggest journalists reporting in the public interest are vulnerable to legal harassment
The very limited authority of the UK press industry’s tame watchdog is under assault from its members, vividly exposing the contradictions in its make-up, writes Brian Cathcart
The disgraced former Prime Minister’s long career at the top of British politics should be a matter of national shame
We could be working 15-hour weeks, enjoying our free time, and living like people of the future. Matt Gallagher asks: Why aren’t we?
Mark Temnycky explores the consequences on global food supplies of what appears to be yet another example of the Kremlin’s ecological terrorism
Pekka Kallioniemi says Russia should be excluded from the 2024 Olympics even as neutrals, for their presence will be manipulated yet again in Russian propaganda
As the newspaper is put for sale, a widely-publicised report claiming ‘only’ 1,700 lives were saved by lockdown – which was splashed on its front page – is not what it seems
The crisis and corruption in the British press is one of the biggest, ongoing scandals of our time. Byline Times tips its hat to Prince Harry
To blame rampant nationalism or sneaking Islamism for the many failings of Turkish democracy is lazy journalism
Politicians, landlords and the media have celebrated the financialisation of domestic property. But as the housing crisis deepens, what happened to the basic human right?
With the UK in need of radical decentralisation, Glyndwr Cennydd Jones celebrates the recent launch of an Alliance for Radical Democratic Change
Despite the controversy, the French President’s economic proposals are far from the ‘Anglo Saxon’ model. Barnaby Towns argues that, when it comes to addressing inequality, the UK could learn from them
Vladimir Putin is in a catch-22: unable to win any kind of ‘victory’ that he can sell to his domestic audience, while creating folklore about this ‘special military operation’
The UK’s real problem never had anything to do with the EU – but was about the lack of capable and honest political leadership, according to the former diplomat who resigned from the Foreign Office over Brexit
Consultant David Oliver explains how Boris Johnson’s lies continue to have a devastating impact on the infrastructure of healthcare in the UK
After nearly 20 drone and missile attacks on the country’s capital this month Anna Morgan fears the real target is Ukraine’s Western partners
Kids in one of London’s poorest boroughs, Newham, are struggling to breathe. So why is the London Mayor pushing ahead with a new road tunnel that could make the situation even worse?
Fizza Qureshi, CEO of the Migrants’ Rights Network, explains why her charity did not want to apply for funding from the Mayor of London to tackle hate crime and extremism
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
Britain is ‘strikingly unprepared’ to face the escalating consequences of inadequate action on climate change
Genuine anti-racist internationalism calls for much greater radicalism, writes Sunit Bagree
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
Jon Bloomfield examines the similarities between the 1905 Aliens Bill and the current Illegal Migration Bill and inflammatory rhetoric around refugees
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
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