13 September 2017

Sell Democracy to the EU? No deal

The Brexit talks are a fixed exercise in political punishment.

7 September 2017

Labour’s ‘Brexit, but...’ puts the mock in democracy

Opposition to the Withdrawal Bill is a backdoor attempt to usurp the Leave vote.

30 August 2017

Why Labour is still the Remainer party

Labour’s big ‘u-turn’ was from democracy to the EU.

21 August 2017

This is what ‘American Nazism’ looks like

…and it’s no relation to the far-right ragbag in Charlottesville.

16 August 2017

Fake news: who checks the fact‑checkers?

The ‘fake news’ panic is a phoney excuse for sanitising debate.

7 August 2017

My Friday night with Mo Farah and Bolt

The World Athletics Championships show that elite sport can still rise above it all.

3 August 2017

‘We respect the referendum result, but...’

Cross-party plots to betray Brexit show the big divide is no longer left vs right.

28 July 2017

Ten days that shook the world

On the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, journalist John Reed's pulsating first-hand account still packs a punch.

27 July 2017

Defend the freedom to lampoon MPs

Political thoughtpolice pose a far bigger threat than Twitter ‘trolls’.

20 July 2017

No, Engels was not a Corbynite

And a statue of the Marxist in Manchester does not mark a ‘socialist resurgence’.