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Rasputin and Little Red Riding Hood

19 Jan 2017

Claims that the Five Star Movement is some kind of leftwing formation have been well and truly exposed, writes Toby Abse

Fake claims blown apart

19 Jan 2017

Al Jazeera’s The lobby exposes the establishment’s ‘anti-Semitism’ claims for what they are, writes Tony Greenstein

Steele’s very British coup

19 Jan 2017

Whatever the truth of the salacious details, the Trump dossier is a reminder that the state is not politically neutral, argues Jim Grant

There will not be blood

12 Jan 2017

Harley Filben reviews: Gareth Edwards (director), Rogue one: a Star Wars story, general release

Palestine and Hebrew self-determination

12 Jan 2017

Is there a Hebrew nation and how should it be defined? Moshé Machover proposes a strategy envisaging the defeat of Zionism

Labour’s migration wars

12 Jan 2017

Jeremy Corbyn cannot ‘triangulate’ between soft Brexit and hard Brexit, writes Eddie Ford

As good as his word

12 Jan 2017

Obituary: John Berger, November 5 1926-January 2 2017, Sarah Black remembers

Yalda - triumph of light

22 Dec 2016

Yassamine Mather explains the Zoroastrian winter solstice festival of light, Shabe Yalda, and how Iran’s ruling clerics have failed to extinguish it

Jesus: armed and dangerous

22 Dec 2016

Forget the virgin birth, the stable, the wondrous star, the shepherds and the wise men, the massacre of the innocents and the angel of the lord telling Joseph and Mary to flee to Egypt. All pure invention. Jesus was an apocalyptic revolutionary, says Jack Conrad

Election season is on

15 Dec 2016

Divisions are multiplying in the cabinet - but it would be foolish to underestimate the strength of Theresa May’s position, argues Paul Demarty

Quest for purity

15 Dec 2016

Is dubbing Israel a ‘racist state’ anti-Semitic? Tony Greenstein looks at the reality on the ground

Reaping the harvest

15 Dec 2016

Al Nusra are not brave rebels, writes Yassamine Mather. The jihadist group has been financed and directed by the west’s allies with the sole aim of bringing about regime change from above

A vote on Renzi, not Europe

15 Dec 2016

Toby Abse looks at the possibilities following the referendum defeat and subsequent resignation of the prime minister

Protecting the guilty

08 Dec 2016

As with Jimmy Savile, writes Eddie Ford, the sex abuse scandal reflects unequal power relations in society

An anti-militarist’s moral dilemmas

08 Dec 2016

Despite being employed by an institution responsible for advanced weapons research, writes Chris Knight, Noam Chomsky had a political conscience that refused to lie down