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Crush the saboteurs

27 Apr 2017

Eddie Ford says that after June 8 Jeremy Corbyn must stay on to fight the right, not fall on his sword

Diversionary dead end

06 Apr 2017

The Socialist Party’s decision to stand candidates in May is delusional, argues Paul Demarty

Understanding Khalid Masood

30 Mar 2017

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

Price of divorce

30 Mar 2017

Theresa May might have triggered article 50, writes Eddie Ford, but the future is uncertain for both Britain and Europe

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