1 September 2016

‘First they came for Gawker, and I did not speak out…’

Freedom of the press and the web faces new threats in the US and UK.

23 August 2016

Time to oppose the bloodless coup against Brexit

The future state of British democracy is on the line.

17 August 2016

Leadership election result: judges rule Labour Party

The farce over members’ voting rights shows democracy is out of fashion.

8 August 2016

The worst Olympics are the greatest Games on Earth

Five reasons to give the Rio Games a chance of glory.

27 July 2016

‘Barefaced audacity and childishness of a peculiar sort’

Has ISIS been reading Conrad’s classic novel The Secret Agent?

21 July 2016

Defend Corbyn? No, let’s defend politics

The Labour leadership contest is being used to depoliticise debate.

14 July 2016

Political baldies squabbling over a broken comb

It would surely be better if predictions of Labour’s break-up proved true.

Michael Gove: last man of principle in British politics?

The Tory contender stands accused of betrayal – for being true to Brexit.

1 July 2016

Anarchy in the EU?

Would the 1970s punk generation have backed Brexit?

14 June 2016

Why the EU has already lost

...and how the Euro football brings out the Remainers' real prejudices.