Do the stories we tell ourselves need to be true?
Last night's by-election results show the party can triumph by building anti-Tory coalitions.
Ministers show no inclination to raise the revenue required.
Politics in 2016 was about status, stupid.
Democracy requires a citizenship that meets, deliberates and interacts without fear and hatred. Only in this way can we work together as a diverse community.
The new wave of nationalism is a reminder of the contingent, if not cyclical, nature of history. The liberal left cannot retreat to the comforts of moral outrage.
The Labour leader won the final session of the year as he told the PM: "Get a grip and fund it properly".
As the Southern Rail strike action continues, we look back at the chaotic relationship between the company and its workers causing passengers misery.
On a visit to Prague, Jeremy Corbyn opens up on Donald Trump, Russian war crimes, Brexit woes, anti-Semitism and the promised socialist transformation.
Both leaders offered a rupture with their parties’ past. But there has been greater continuity than anticipated.
The EU referendum fallout has only served to remind us of the status quo. "Taking back control" is meaningless unless we also reshape our democracy.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May