We celebrate the anniversaries of conflicts all the time. But what happens when the divisions that started them haven’t gone away?
Men on the Left are complacent about feminism – we need a long, hard look in the mirror, and we need to start listening
In the spiral of column inches and twitter spats, we seem to have forgotten what we’re actually here for.
The media didn’t publish photos of a drowned Syrian toddler to satisfy the west’s need for bloodlust. It published them because it had run out of ways of getting us to care.
Can you not?
Love, all Junior Doctors
The campaign for Andy Burnham’s leadership seems dreary and wet. It’s really, really not.
Daily Mail publishes racist cartoon. Are we surprised? No. And that’s worrying.
The Past Historians tells us to learn from the mistakes of the past. Every repetition of that bromide covers up how selectively we see the past. In 1983 the Labour Party limped in second place at the general election, ruined in part by a swathe of its right breaking away to form what would later become the Liberal Democrats and …
I’d feel sorry for the Blairites if their plight weren’t so damned funny.
Ed Miliband may well have been the victim of several implicitly anti-Semitic attacks, but when a friend asked whether a North London Jew (a category into which I fall) could ever become Prime Minister, I was taken aback. The insinuation here was that THAT had been what was keeping Miliband out of Downing Street - it clearly had nothing to …