Racist, sexist or homophobic banter draws its lazy humour from exclusion.
Shocking video shows bus driver swerving to knock cyclist off his bike.
The PM will indicate support for the measure to reduce problem drinking. But does it make sense?
The diaries of NS founder and social reformer, Beatrice Webb, tell a fascinating personal and politi
The media's monstering of transgender people is finally being challenged.
I once asked the late J G Ballard if he'd been offered an honour.
If we pardon Turing, there are thousands more due the same. Never returning to those times should be
In the second of his English Journeys, Edward Platt visits the Essex hinterland where he was born, a
Britain is being refashioned into a nation which believes that helping the needy is morally and fisc
One man's experience of successfully appealing a Work Capability Assessment ruling.
As eviction looms at St Paul’s, the protesters are struggling with the hardship of months spent slee
Futures analysts announced on 17 January that the price of gold may break the $2,000-per-ounce barrier by the end of the year. To a scientist, there is something vulgar about the rise of gold.
It was Napoleon who described the British as "une nation de boutiquiers".
At a swanky literary party - they still exist but they are few and far between - I am introduced to two charming girls who appear to be in their mid-teens.
All social equality movements have their separate strands. Right-wingers aren't the enemy, any more
The truth, kept scandalously quiet, is that most crime is both committed and suffered by the same people.
Free speech is shackled by the UK's libel laws.
Labour should focus on reforming the market to support the vulnerable without being labeled as profl
Exclusive report: leading journalists speak up on race and the media.
For those of us not so much bitterly disappointed by the Obama presidency but predictably disillusioned (I knew he'd gone to the dark side when he snuggled up big-time to the lokshen soup lobby), the GOP primaries present a so
Two hundred years ago this month, a Leeds woollen mill was destroyed by fire. The blaze was the work of the Luddites - textile workers whose jobs were being ruined by the introduction of new machinery.
A jury must decide “beyond reasonable doubt” if a person is guilty. But this hollow and meaningless
A shorter working week would not only slash the benefits bill but drastically improve public life.
The protest has become a network of mutual support for the lost and destitute.
Columnist, the Guardian
Professor of journalism, Kingston University
To Mortlake Cemetery for the funeral of an elderly acquaintance - it was only my second funeral in the past year or so and I was struck by the sparse turnout compared with the previous one, which had been for a considerably yo
The collective failure of an organisation to provide an appropriate and professional service to people because of their colour, culture or ethnic origin.
Former reporter, Daily Star