The best defence against groupthink is not knowledge, but curiosity

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Amid the Senator's facile and flawed analysis of America, hides the seed of a good idea

View all posts by Henry Olsen

What’s the point of giving aid if we also supply the guns and bombs?

View all posts by Giles Fraser

A churchful of worshippers with cameraphones caused a moment of epiphany

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The tone of public debate is now one of permanent rancour, growing fiercer and more vituperative

View all posts by Jenny McCartney

Society is fracturing because we forgot the politics of belonging

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Our idyllic view of Britain's countryside communities belies deep social problems

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Europe’s biggest test yet

14 Dec / 6 mins

The 2019 EU elections will prove populism is here to stay

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Tom Chivers's Christmas Reading – learning about the past reminds us how good we have it today

How racist is Britain?

14 Dec / 6 mins

How bigoted is Brexit?

04 Dec / 5 mins

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Polly MacKenzie's Christmas Reading – Anne Fadiman's essential works on wine lovers, refugees and the value of books

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The push of society and the pull of technology is causing a crisis in South Korea – and beyond

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There are authentic efforts to clean up working practices – and there's corporate window-dressing

View all posts by Julie Bindel

Celebrating women who use their brains while criminalising women who use their bodies is elitist and hypocritical

View all posts by Victoria Bateman

The corruption of expertise for political advantage is never very clever

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Bidisha’s Christmas Reading – for victims of abuse, #MeToo truth-telling is the first step

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The most important battle in the Conservative party isn't over Brexit, it's over capitalism

View all posts by Liam Halligan

Can these corpulent and complacent corporations mend their ways?

View all posts by Ian Birrell

Mike Leigh's new film risks glorifying violence and falsifying history

View all posts by Allan Mallinson

Who wants to live forever?

19 Sep / 4 mins

Life expectancy has increased enormously for some – but at what cost?

View all posts by Nigel Cameron