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Scotland & the end of the Empire State

Gerry Hassan on self-government, the weaknesses of Labour (and Tory) opposition to the SNP and the need for a new constitutional settlement as the Brexit imbroglio unfolds

GE2019: Oh no, Mr McCluskey

This week has seen the same old fake news and Tory lies about immigration. Don Flynn does some myth busting

Our future lies through Europe

Laura Parker looks at the history of Britain’s chequered relationship with Europe and says remain and reform must be at the heart of Labour’s manifesto offer

Legacy of Islamophobia

Hassan Hoque on ahistorical views and Islamophobia rife in the Tory Party

Ditching the Tories

Parliament has put Boris Johnson in a ditch but he is far from dead.

GE2019: their gaffes and ours

Jacob Rees-Mogg versus Kate Ramsden – the respective souls of the parties are supposedly being laid bare by the imprudence of candidates. It would...

Labouring on

Peter Kenyon highlights lessons to be learned from Brexit in or out

Conservative Party sheds its One-Nation image

Don Flynn says the Tory wolf of private property is now out

Departure Scrounge

Patrick Mulcahy on Tarantino’s 60s Hollywood pastiche

Defeating the Tories

Dave Toke explains why Greens need a Progressive Alliance not a Lib-Dem-Green Alliance

Northern Powerhouse puffs along

Paul Salveson on northern routes and the likelihood of HS2 hitting the buffers