To those people who tell me that they’re not interested in politics, I often say: “But politics is interested in you!”
Politicians don't deserve slavish adoration, and they don't deserve an "easy ride" from the press. But they also deserve an acknowledgement that they are avatars of ourselves, chosen by us to work for us.
The Labour MP and humanitarian I came to know was the type of person who would restore one's faith in politics.
The Labour leader praises the MP's "lifelong record of public service and a deep commitment to humanity".
Everything you need to know to make sense of the EU vote.
My modest proposal is to construct a set of your own Brexshit bingo cards.
The contrast in attitudes in these two places is between those who have benefited from globalisation and free movement and those who believe they have not.
Stephen Bush explores the options for a European trade deal if Britain left the EU.
The referendum debate has been long on polemic and short on facts.
Whatever the UK decided to do if it left the EU, the Channel would remain 350 miles long, and still practically impossible to police.
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