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Not back to normal

27 Apr 2017

The centre-right and the centre-left suffered defeat, but the markets are no longer in a panic. Yassamine Mather looks at the French ... and the Iranian presidential elections

Plans for blue murder

20 Apr 2017

Eddie Ford is not remotely surprised that Theresa May has called a snap election

Playing dangerous games

20 Apr 2017

Donald Trump’s swaggering brinksmanship is a reminder of the fragility of the global order, argues Paul Demarty

Man, movement and state

06 Apr 2017

The transformation of Martin McGuinness from freedom fighter to ‘man of peace’ cannot be put down to individual failings, writes James Harvey

Compulsory lies

06 Apr 2017

Caving in to the ‘anti-Semitism’ falsehoods is Labour’s contribution to the ‘post-truth society’, writes Mike Macnair

Labour’s Star Chamber

06 Apr 2017

Why do the witch-hunters refuse to deal with the content? Tony Greenstein comments on the Livingstone verdict

Understanding Khalid Masood

30 Mar 2017

We cannot explain atrocities like the Westminster attack through individual psychology, argues Paul Demarty

Hit by corruption scandals

30 Mar 2017

Beppe Grillo and the right-populist Movimento Cinque Stelle are making gains, writes Toby Abse

Behind the charitable mask

30 Mar 2017

Not only Theresa May, but Jeremy Corbyn too, have lent their support to an entirely bogus definition of anti-Semitism. This can only benefit Zionist outfits such as the Campaign Against Anti-Semitism, writes Tony Greenstein

Mission Mars, or mission Earth?

23 Mar 2017

Donald Trump’s budget for Nasa contains no swingeing cuts. There will, though, be a change of focus - away from Earth and, instead, towards deep space and sending people to Mars. Jack Conrad says we would be well advised not to welcome such a hugely expensive diversion

Shift to hard right

23 Mar 2017

Jos Alembic and Richard Hoogstraten analyse the results of the Dutch elections and where they leave the Socialist Party

Self-determination for sake of unity

23 Mar 2017

The prospect of a second referendum on Scottish independence raises vital strategic questions, argues Eddie Ford

From guns to government

23 Mar 2017

Kevin Bean unravels the enigma of Martin McGuinness - IRA commander and deputy first minster of Northern Ireland

Hammond’s self-employed U-turn

16 Mar 2017

The Tories know that they have to preserve the middle classes, argues Paul Demarty

True fake news

16 Mar 2017

Perhaps there is another agenda lurking behind Trump’s travel ban, muses Mike Macnair