Ups and mainly downs of Labour in recent elections

As Labour digests last week's local and by-election results, Paul Salveson looks at what the party can learn from the relative success of its Welsh counterpart, while Hugh Gault considers the decline of Labourism.

Tory handouts to royalty, rich elites, tax exiles. . .

Prem Sikka on the corporate winners in the pandemic

Tories’ death knell for millions

Andy Gregg says Government overseas aid cuts are harmful, unprincipled, unjustified and weaken Britain's influence

Can Starmer’s Labour meet the post-pandemic challenge?

As the UK emerges from a year of Covid-induced lockdowns and restrictions, Labour’s 'softly, softly' style of opposition will be put to the test.

View from the European left

Josef Weidenholzer says the UK departure from the EU should not be the start of blame games

New times, old delusions

Dave Lister on simplistic internationalism

Covid hits Palestinians hard

Sybil Cock on a report that brands Israel an apartheid state

Wales and the Scotland factor

Peter Rowlands says Welsh Labour face a tough contest in forthcoming elections

Labour’s left and the problem of Starmer

Peter Rowlands says Starmer must row back from Corbyn’s suspension and open serious dialogue with the left about the party’s direction if Labour is to succeed

Why Black children fail

Dave Lister reflects on Small Axe's episode on education

How do you like them Apples?

Patrick Mulcahy on the art of forgetting

Dubious conjuring tricks

Dave Toke wonders if the Government is putting up the cost of offshore wind to pay for Sizewell C

England – which England?

Paul Salveson on the fool’s gold of English nationalism