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British politics

14 November 2017

The rise of duty‑free politics

Boris’s Iran blunder reveals a political class with no sense of service.

9 November 2017

From Priti to sex pests: the scandal of ‘Remainergate’

Every hint of wrongdoing is now exploited as anti-Brexit ammunition.

9 November 2017

Feminists vs women

Woe betide women who don’t subscribe to feminist orthodoxy.

8 November 2017

A man is dead. Are the witch-hunters happy now?

Carl Sargeant: a working-class politician destroyed by middle-class hysteria.

7 November 2017

The problem with the Paradise Papers

Moralistic exposés of people’s tax affairs won’t drag us out of the economic mire.

2 November 2017

This sex‑pest witch‑hunt is an abuse of politics

Michael Fallon’s ‘kneegate’ is no Profumo scandal.

2 November 2017

The myth of the sexual-violence spectrum

Putting clumsy come-ons on a sliding scale with rape is abominable.

30 October 2017

Harassment in the House of Commons? Calm down

The sex-pest panic is more damaging to women than it is to men.

30 October 2017

Free market vs nationalisation? It’s a delusional divide

Under capitalism, the state and market have always been intertwined.