National Comment

The Case for Grammar

Richard Manklow asserts the important place for grammar schools, despite opposition, in our education system

Why I, as a socialist, can no longer support Corbyn

Corbyn has a questionable press record, dodgy parliamentary standards, and his policies are not truly socialist

Weekly Blues — Dispatches from the Conservative Frontline

York Tories secretary Eve Rimington laments the communication breakdown that dogs modern politics

Jeremy Corbyn: Old Labour, New Conspiracy Theories

Whilst fulfilling my democratic duty of knowing the news, I encountered an article by Martin Robbins in the NewStatesman…

Some experiences are worth filming

Entertainment company Yondr are locking our phones at concerts so that we may ‘more enjoy the moment’. Who on Earth do they think they are?

By banning Milo Yiannopoulos, Twitter aids the racism it condemns

When debate is closed down, prejudice prospers

Ginger Pride? I Would Rather Not

With the first Ginger Pride events in the UK scheduled to take place in August, Rob Tibke asks himself why he, and other gingers, would need pride events to celebrate their hair colour

Turkey: a lesson in how not to coup

Turkey’s calamitous coup has done no more than give their democratic despot justification for his sins

This is no time for a snap general election

A snap general election would build turmoil onto turmoil, and is neither constitutionally required nor wise

We fought for unity in the EU campaign, we must fight for it now too

The campaign has left many ‘remainers’ in a state of shock, but now more than ever our country needs tolerance and unity. The vote was lost, but the message must be heard

Real left-wingers should vote to leave the EU

The EU is undemocratic and against many of the values we hold dear. Lefties should think seriously about their vote

We must stop demonising politicians

If you pump up politics with populist aggression, then you bear some responsibility when somebody snaps