Students at SOAS explain why they have taken over one of the college's buildings.
The Opposition needs its own big idea to combat the "big society", or it will be the end of the post
Len McCluskey will not continue "handing over millions of pounds" without Labour "demonstrating it i
Murdoch's merger has a negative effect on media plurality
Ireland might be a "friend in need", but Osborne wants to save his own reputation as much as the Iri
Opposition will ask "more of markets"
The student protests were not an aberration but part of Britain’s rich history of dissent
Highlights from the passing of a hurricane — encounters with the Iron Lady by John Sergeant, then of
It was one of the most miserable experiences of my life.
Just two nights before Margaret Thatcher resigned as prime minister, 20 years ago this month, she ha
Have you noticed in recent months that plastic carrier bags are more readily available at supermarket checkouts? That, at least, is my experience.
“I don’t believe we have extremist groups in Tower Hamlets”
A draft Lib Dem document from May reveals that there was clear potential for a Lab-Lib coalition. So
The big society is little more than a buzz phrase.
Labour's chief whip ordered Ed Balls to return to the Commons from the football.
The coalition's permanent revolution demands a no less energetic response from Labour.
Dan Hodges paints a bleak picture of relations in the Labour party following Ed Miliband's election.
We are living in the shadow not of Thatcher herself, but of Thatcher the icon.
The case of Ireland is a cautionary tale, not an instruction manual.
Why the Millbank protests are just the beginning.
The coalition’s “decentralisation” con.
Ireland’s youth are fleeing economic meltdown – could Britain be next?
"I am Spartacus" trends as Twitter responds in solidarity to Paul Chambers losing his appeal.
The NUS's march made a lot of noise, but was it listened to?
Since it was first published, <em>The Spirit Level</em> has won admirers including Ed Miliband and D
At the 1918 election, several candidates recorded their military medals, including two holders of the Victoria Cross.
Neil Kinnock and Paddy Ashdown led their parties into a pioneering Lab-Lib coalition.
The party should have reacted much earlier to Phil Woolas’s BNP-style electioneering. His populist r