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Selective Sleaze: The Crescendo of the Cronyism Crisis
With a tabloid feeding frenzy over a minister’s alleged affair, Sam Bright, Peter Jukes and Hardeep Matharu explore the wider public issues concealed by personal scandal
Selective Free Speech: Academics Discussing Race Face the Real Cancel Culture
Black, Asian and ethnic minority academics and university staff increasingly encounter a ‘cancel culture’ when discussing race – as the usual free speech advocates stay silent, Sian Norris reports
Education Committee Consulted Experts who have Dismissed White Privilege and Condemned ‘Feminist Zealots’ for New Report
MPs’ report on the disadvantages faced by white working-class pupils received submissions from people who call discussions of privilege ‘woke dogma’ and believe diversity drives are ‘racist’
Can Philanthropy Save Public Interest Journalism?
Rodney Benson assesses the pros and cons of the funding model of American non-profit news organisations and considers whether it could help stop the relentless redundancies happening in UK journalism
Red Wall or Blue Wall?
If the Conservatives are now losing liberal moderate voters, the surprise is that it has taken this long, not that it is happening at all, says Mike Buckley
Government’s False Housing Policy is Sent to Coventry
Julian Mercer investigates more flaws in the Government’s housing policy, which seeks to build new homes for 80,000 ‘ghosts’ and ignores the impact of Brexit
The Daniel Morgan Report: Press Criminality? Nothing to See Here…
Brian Cathcart explains why the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel report confirms law-breaking and wrongdoing by the press – and how, once again, this will be ignored by the mainstream media
The UK’s Misrule-Based International Disorder
The G7 summit further wrenched Britain away from our liberal democratic allies, says Mike Buckley
Measuring the Cost: Brexit Six Months On
The end of the transition period was merely a staging post within a process that will be long with us, says Chris Grey
How Will Johnson Get the Economy Out of the Mess Created by Brexit and COVID?
The UK’s economic future is less certain than it has been at any time since the 2008 financial crisis, says Mike Buckley
Did We Learn Nothing from the Last NHS Health Data Grab?
Robin Burgess, who witnessed the chaos of the 'care.data' scheme eight years ago, sees the same lack of consent, trust and engagement in its most recent incarnation
The Republican Party’s Strings Are Still Being Pulled By Trump
As a commission to investigate the storming of the US Capitol on 6 January is blocked by Republican Senators, CJ Werleman explores the effects of the lasting influence of the controversial former President