Tony Blair has no right to lecture about ‘imperfect knowledge’

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has launched a campaign to try to persuade the British people to change their minds about leaving the European...

The Conservatives: The Party of Joy

So far, the Conservative Party Conference has been a wonderful time for joy-seekers – a nonchalant, soothing, friendly amble through the world of politics....

As their message falls apart, are we witnessing the death of the Conservative Party?

The message of the Conservative Party is falling apart, literally: letters ironically fell off the lacklustre slogan chosen for the party conference as Theresa...

Financial Crisis, 10 years on: the austerity con that shaped a decade

A great deal of the population was strung along with the idea that austerity was a necessity on a countrywide basis - why would...

The Local Elections must be a wake up call for Labour and the left.

Labour had a terrible night in the local elections, and the signs are undeniably worrying. These are depressing times for those on the left...

General Election Reflections: a gamble gone wrong

Oh my, what a few days this has been.  Our expectations of British politics have, if not been turned upside down, then certainly they...

Panama Papers: is the game up for wealthy tax dodgers?

The largest cross-border journalism collaboration ever has uncovered a giant leak of documents from Mossack Fonseca, a global law firm based in Panama. Three...

Syria: We must now watch history repeat itself

So here we are again, at war, engaged in military action. Britain as a nation, indeed humanity itself, is inherently better at war than it...

Corbyn’s warm, composed demeanour eclipses May’s empty answers

Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May faced a live TV grilling broadcast on Sky and Channel 4. One of them repeated a series of non-coherent...