18 April 2015

ISIS: the mad residue of the war on terror

Patrick Cockburn’s study of ISIS indicts both Saudi Arabia and the West.

15 April 2015

The Tories’ great third‑sector sell‑off

Selling off housing-association homes further erodes the social spirit.

2 April 2015

Indiana: why we must be free to discriminate

Attacks on religious freedom undermine liberal society.

30 March 2015

Opportunity Knox for Italy-bashing

Yes, Amanda Knox has been demonised. But so has Italy.

24 March 2015

Why isn’t Farage entitled to a bit of privacy, too?

The media’s complicity in Sunday’s pub stunt reeks of double standards.

18 March 2015

Blair: the whipping boy of ideas-lite Labourites

Bereft of vision, Miliband now cynically sells himself as Not Blair.

11 March 2015

You can’t be green and progressive – it’s one or the other

Politicians are too tied to environmentalism to oppose austerity.

6 March 2015

Hating modernity, hating the Jews: a reckoning with Heidegger

Why the German thinker's anti-human ideas live on.

4 March 2015

Boris Nemtsov and the rise and rise of Russia-bashing

Blaming Putin for everything bad in the world is a dangerous game.

16 February 2015

The real dodgers are those obsessed with tax avoiders

Scapegoating the rich has become a way of dodging economic debate.