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Taking an independent stand

26 Jan 2017

The election of Donald Trump has torn up the political rulebook - a reality that protestors must confront, argues Jim Grant

Protecting the guilty

08 Dec 2016

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

Defend founding principles

24 Nov 2016

Ensure the enthusiasm for Corbyn is not wasted, urges medical archaeologist Robert Arnott

Swimming in the right pond

20 Oct 2016

Maciej Zurowski talks to Paul Thompson about the emergence of the skinhead subculture and its implicit values

Democracy, not meritocracy

15 Sep 2016

What lies behind Theresa May’s grammar school wheeze? Charlotte Black says it has nothing to do with equality of opportunity

Theresa May delights drug dealers

09 Jun 2016

The ban on legal highs results from a moral panic with potentially fatal consequences, warns Eddie Ford

Stop treating people like idiots

02 Jun 2016

Paul Demarty surveys the latest output of ‘Project Fear’ - so you don’t have to

Slurs, lies, innuendos

28 Apr 2016

Defend Malia Bouattia and Naz Shah, urges Tony Greenstein

A bureaucrat’s tool

07 Apr 2016

Imogen Wilson’s predicament is a timely reminder that ‘safe spaces’ policies are anti-democratic and a gift to the right, argues Paul Demarty

Commodification and conditioning

07 Apr 2016

Adam Unwin and John Yandell 'Rethinking education: whose knowledge is it anyway?', New Internationalist, 2016, pp143, £7.99

End of accountability

24 Mar 2016

Total academisation of schooling was always the logical next step, says Micky Coulter

Ugly truth about feeling ugly

03 Mar 2016

Our society encourages low self-esteem and unhealthy attitudes towards food, writes Commissaress - and the results are not pretty

Anti-Semitic smears employed by right

03 Mar 2016

The Labour left must get better organised, argues Gary Toms of Labour Party Marxists

How to leave your kid in a pub

04 Feb 2016

The government’s latest attempt to pretend it knows a thing or two about children is laughable, says Commissaress

Peace out, man

17 Dec 2015

The response of young people to the government’s decision to bomb Syria came as a welcome surprise to Commissaress