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There is always a choice between wedge politics and human decency. There is always another way
Paul McNamee

There is always a choice between wedge politics and human decency. There is always another way

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher defined my youth. She gave us something to fight against'
Richard Hawley
Letter to my younger self

Richard Hawley: 'Thatcher defined my youth. She gave us something to fight against'

Keir Starmer needs to stop worrying about winning next election and learn from Clement Attlee
Richard Toye

Keir Starmer needs to stop worrying about winning next election and learn from Clement Attlee

Our leaders don't have the political vision we so desperately need in a crisis
Tony Blair clapping and Gordon Brown waving
John Bird

Our leaders don't have the political vision we so desperately need in a crisis

As war rages, music forces us to confront political complexity. We mustn't look away
Music

As war rages, music forces us to confront political complexity. We mustn't look away

Tories and Labour need to stop slinging mud and urgently commit to a new Ministry of Poverty
A blue and red manifesto
John Bird

Tories and Labour need to stop slinging mud and urgently commit to a new Ministry of Poverty

Top 5 books about Winston Churchill, selected by historian David Reynolds
Black and white image of Winston Churchill
Books

Top 5 books about Winston Churchill, selected by historian David Reynolds

Rishi Sunak says he’s thinking long term. But he’s clearly eyeing an early election
Rishi Sunak at a lectern
Rishi Sunak

Rishi Sunak says he’s thinking long term. But he’s clearly eyeing an early election

Historian David Olusoga explains why breakdown of social mobility is one of UK's biggest issues
David Olusoga at the derelict former Ravenscraig steelworks site in Motherwell
Social mobility

Historian David Olusoga explains why breakdown of social mobility is one of UK's biggest issues

Labour MP Chris Bryant felt 'ashamed' to be part of parliament when Boris Johnson was PM
Chris Bryant MP
Interview

Labour MP Chris Bryant felt 'ashamed' to be part of parliament when Boris Johnson was PM

What to expect from Liz Kendall as Keir Starmer's controversial shadow work and pensions secretary
Liz Kendall
Cabinet reshuffle

What to expect from Liz Kendall as Keir Starmer's controversial shadow work and pensions secretary

In the real world, kindness and cooperation will always triumph over political combat
Three rosettes with symbols for police, nurses and firefighters
John Bird

In the real world, kindness and cooperation will always triumph over political combat

Eminem, Ramaswamy, and the slim pickings from shady politicians
Vivek Ramaswamy
Paul McNamee

Eminem, Ramaswamy, and the slim pickings from shady politicians

Dawn Butler: ’Nobody looked like me in politics'
Dawn Butler, Member of Parliament for Brent Central
Letter to my Younger Self

Dawn Butler: ’Nobody looked like me in politics'

Dawn Butler: Growing up with four brothers helped me navigate male-dominated Westminster
Dawn Butler speaking at the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool
politics

Dawn Butler: Growing up with four brothers helped me navigate male-dominated Westminster

‘The grubby tentacles are everywhere’: This UK sewage discharge map shows where waste is being pumped into nature reserves
Red dots across a map of England and Wales show the breadth of sewage spills in protected areas
Sewage Pollution

‘The grubby tentacles are everywhere’: This UK sewage discharge map shows where waste is being pumped into nature reserves

By this reckoning, the Conservatives will have very few truly safe seats next election
James Ball

By this reckoning, the Conservatives will have very few truly safe seats next election

Who will form an Anti-Stupidity Party to save us from ourselves? 
John Bird

Who will form an Anti-Stupidity Party to save us from ourselves? 

As the NHS turns 75, let’s celebrate it – and fight for it  
Sign saying Thank You NHS
Dr Julia Grace Patterson

As the NHS turns 75, let’s celebrate it – and fight for it  

John Rhys-Davies: 'We learn from our exposure to fear'
John Rhys-Davies in a blue jacket and pink tie
Interview

John Rhys-Davies: 'We learn from our exposure to fear'