Opinion

I was a lawyer in the Colston Four trial. History is not being erased, but given full voice
Raj Chada

I was a lawyer in the Colston Four trial. History is not being erased, but given full voice

Raj Chada was a defence lawyer in the Colston Four trial. He says the verdict is the justice system in action – not an attempt to erase history, nor a charter for vandals.

The worst places to live in the UK? Britain’s run-down towns aren’t funny anymore
James McMahon

The worst places to live in the UK? Britain’s run-down towns aren’t funny anymore

There’s too much suffering prevalent to whistle in the wind, writes James McMahon

The Nationality and Borders Bill is a slap in the face of the Windrush generation
Ramya Jaidev

The Nationality and Borders Bill is a slap in the face of the Windrush generation

Plans that could see Britons stripped of their citizenship without notice are inherently racist and must be resisted, writes Ramya Jaidev, co-founder of advocacy group Windrush Lives.

Dreaming of a future when our leaders make plans for the long term
Opinion

Dreaming of a future when our leaders make plans for the long term

The New Year brings a bounty of good things to look forward to
Paul McNamee

The New Year brings a bounty of good things to look forward to

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Adam Boulton on why we can be cautiously optimistic for 2022
Adam Boulton

Adam Boulton on why we can be cautiously optimistic for 2022

We’re bringing back clapping for the NHS – but this time we’ll be Clapping For Action
Julia Patterson

We’re bringing back clapping for the NHS – but this time we’ll be Clapping For Action

In the midst of another Covid battle it’s time to focus on those in need
John Bird

In the midst of another Covid battle it’s time to focus on those in need

Like Scrooge, Boris Johnson needs to change his ways before it’s too late
John Puntis

Like Scrooge, Boris Johnson needs to change his ways before it’s too late

Despite the threat of Omicron, glorious uproar will erupt again
Paul McNamee

Despite the threat of Omicron, glorious uproar will erupt again

What it’s like to have your life put on hold by the Home Office
Abdullahi Yussuf

What it’s like to have your life put on hold by the Home Office

This is the reality of using a food bank at Christmas
Amie Alissa Watson

This is the reality of using a food bank at Christmas

Funding cuts and midwife shortages puts babies and mothers at risk
Opinion

Funding cuts and midwife shortages puts babies and mothers at risk

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TV stars and footballers are fighting the good fight – but let’s not forget those less visible
Paul McNamee

TV stars and footballers are fighting the good fight – but let’s not forget those less visible

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example
Paddy Bettington

If Boris Johnson wants to see higher wages his government should lead by example

The government’s new drugs strategy cannot win the ‘war on drugs’
Carla Denyer

The government’s new drugs strategy cannot win the ‘war on drugs’

‘A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine’
Opinion

‘A Universal Basic Income might not bring the utopia we imagine’

Don’t let media headlines blitz the decent side of human nature
Paul McNamee

Don’t let media headlines blitz the decent side of human nature

The Channel crossing deaths must be a turning point for this government
Minnie Rahman

The Channel crossing deaths must be a turning point for this government

We should all be treated equally when in need
John Bird

We should all be treated equally when in need

Why do we accept that people experiencing homelessness die so young?
Rick Henderson

Why do we accept that people experiencing homelessness die so young?

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Sadiq Khan: ‘No-one should be left out in the cold this Christmas’
Sadiq Khan

Sadiq Khan: ‘No-one should be left out in the cold this Christmas’

A quarter of a million renters risk losing their homes – they need help, not judgement
Paul McNamee

A quarter of a million renters risk losing their homes – they need help, not judgement

‘I didn’t want to be judgey and avoid the pub. Now I admit it – I hate being around drunk people’
Sam Delaney

‘I didn’t want to be judgey and avoid the pub. Now I admit it – I hate being around drunk people’

Citizenship is not a ‘privilege’ – the Borders Bill clause is a threat to ethnic minority Britons
Alba Kapoor

Citizenship is not a ‘privilege’ – the Borders Bill clause is a threat to ethnic minority Britons

We won’t keep 1.5 alive unless we make room for everyone at the table
Anna Johnston

We won’t keep 1.5 alive unless we make room for everyone at the table

Adele inspired me to thank my teachers. You should too
Tufayel Ahmed

Adele inspired me to thank my teachers. You should too

COP26 is over but the fight for survival is only getting started
Paul McNamee

COP26 is over but the fight for survival is only getting started

How can we make politicians care about our future generations?
John Bird

How can we make politicians care about our future generations?

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead
Sabine Goodwin

Food banks face a hard winter – give people cash instead

Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world
John Bird

Art must not be the only way our children enjoy the natural world

Lord Frost is playing chicken with the EU over the NI Protocol. What happens next?
Patricia Devlin

Lord Frost is playing chicken with the EU over the NI Protocol. What happens next?

For the fight against climate change, we may already be at five past midnight
Marc Lopatin and Ben Robinson

For the fight against climate change, we may already be at five past midnight