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Trebles all round

23 Mar 2017

George Osborne’s appointment as Evening Standard editor is a textbook illustration of establishment corruption, argues Paul Demarty

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

Worse than it appears

16 Mar 2017

Why go for open privatisation when you can quietly administer concealed poison? James Linney describes the reality of underfunding

Huge demo boosts fightback

09 Mar 2017

After the ‘biggest ever’ pro-NHS event, writes Peter Manson, what we need now is winning politics

Looking for redemption

23 Feb 2017

Will Tony Blair be mainly remembered for his claims about Iraq and WMD? Not if he can help it, writes Eddie Ford

Slow moving car crash

16 Feb 2017

Support for article 50 is a failure of both principle and strategy, writes Tony Greenstein

Economic cold war looms

02 Feb 2017

Theresa May wants to cuddle up to Trump, writes Eddie Ford, but EU leaders are horrified

Whole new ball game

26 Jan 2017

The government insists that it will stick to its Brexit timetable come hell or high water, writes Eddie Ford

Deal or no deal?

19 Jan 2017

Theresa May feels forced, despite herself, to go for a ‘clean’ Brexit, argues Eddie Ford

Keep the guards on board

22 Dec 2016

Support the rail unions and support genuine modernisation, argues Eddie Ford

Punished for Brexit muddle

15 Dec 2016

In, out or what? Eddie Ford is still unsure about Jeremy Corbyn’s position on Europe

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

Protecting the guilty

08 Dec 2016

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

Remainers begin to fight back

01 Dec 2016

The intervention of John Major and Tony Blair shows that Brexit does not have to mean Brexit, writes Eddie Ford