Politics
Politics
20 February 2017

The Moorside: how the other half doesn’t live

The BBC’s dramatisation of the Shannon Matthews case expresses the worldview of a cut-off elite.

20 February 2017

What fascism is, and isn’t

Trump’s America doesn’t even come close to fascism.

20 February 2017

‘Just like Hitler’: the diminishing of the Holocaust

Exploiting the Holocaust for political ends is a dangerous game.

20 February 2017

Trump’s critics are falling for conspiracy theories

Bannon is no more a fascist than Obama was a Marxist.

17 February 2017

The Russians didn’t elect The Donald

...and other home truths behind the hysteria.

17 February 2017

Fahrenheit 451 is a better guide than 1984

Ray Bradbury foretold the tyranny of ‘You Can’t Say That!’.

16 February 2017

Why you should back neither side in the Flynn scandal

Both Trump and his critics are damaging democratic politics.

16 February 2017

The SNP: the world’s most rubbish nationalists

Independence from Britain to stay in the EU? It doesn’t add up.

15 February 2017

Brexit: the wheel upon which Labour will be broken?

Labour is terrified of working people ‘taking back control’.