Women and the recession
By Jean Lambert - 07 March 12:12

Marking International Women's Day 2009, Jean Lambert MEP assesses the impact of the economic downtur

Political sliming
By Paul Evans - 06 March 12:07

Baron Greenback

Politicians ought to be used to having things hurled at them by now. Purple powder at Blair, shoes at Bush, an egg at John Prescott. This week, Lord Mandelson became the latest victim of wordless but eloquent protest – and was drenched in green gunge.

Outrage on a sliding scale
By Peter Wilby - 05 March 10:49

. . . on scapegoats, scandal, serial snubs, sentencing and civil liberties

Gordon Brown's management of his government remains chaotic
By Staff blogger - 05 March 10:49

Like Tony Blair before him, Gordon Brown appeared more comfortable on the American stage this past week than he does at home.

Dougie’s jam and Dolly’s secret
By Kevin Maguire - 05 March 10:49

All the gossip from the Westminster Village

The state they’re in
By Liana Wood - 05 March 10:49

Observations on detention

Our age of hysteria
By Steve Richards - 05 March 10:49

The death of Ivan Cameron, bankers’ bonuses, Brown in America: now raw emotion is the driving force

The should and yes of Heathrow
By Chris Ames - 05 March 10:49

Observations: The third runway

The legend of Arthur
By Owen Hatherley - 05 March 10:49

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John Pilger: Our crimes abroad are sure to rebound
By John Pilger - 05 March 10:49

As the colonial crimes in Algeria, Vietnam and Afghanistan blew back to their perpetrators, so today's conflicts are coming home.

No turning back
By Neal Lawson and John Harris - 05 March 10:49

The magnitude of the global economic crisis means that we have to change completely the way we live.

Pakistan is failing but cannot be allowed to fail
By Staff blogger - 05 March 10:49

The 3 March terror attack on the Sri Lankan national cricket team in Lahore was a tragic event on many levels. Above all for the families of the six policemen killed, men whose names we will not remember.

Labour, Lib Dem and Tory immigration policy
By Staff blogger - 05 March 9:47

The three main UK political parties outline their different positions on immigration

Nationalising British jobs
By Anonymous - 04 March 10:05

Migration restrictions are a bad way to fight unemployment in times of crisis. There is no evidence

Five liberal freedoms
By Menzies Campbell - 03 March 15:48

In the wake of Labour's long march rightwards since 1997 liberalism has never been more needed, argu

Parliament on YouTube
By Jo Swinson - 02 March 12:54

Jo Swinson argues parliamentarians need to do more than just pay lip service to online voter engagem

Straw Blogs
By Paul Evans - 27 February 9:14

Cabinet discussions stay private and Bobby Jindal faces mockery, this week in the blogosphere

Interview: Michael Heseltine
By James Macintyre - 26 February 16:23

To his enemies he is an assassin, but he still denies ever intending to wield the knife. Michael Hes

For a more spicy taste try Dutch chicory
By Kevin Maguire - 26 February 16:23

The overshadowed chancellor "Sir" George Osborne's decline from feared operator to Ken Clarke's tea boy continues apace. Between the Bullingdon Club and Tory Central Office, this baronet's son tried his hand at scribbling.

Au revoir, never goodbye
By Dominic Sandbrook - 26 February 16:23

The values Thatcherism embodied will never go away, argues Dominic Sandbrook, precisely because they

The view from the Press Gallery
By Edward Pearce - 26 February 16:23

The nervous opposition leader gained confidence - and, as prime minister, turned into a deep-voiced

When blue turned red
By Martin Jacques - 26 February 16:23

The "new" in New Labour was skin-deep: it marked the party's capitulation to Thatcher, writes Martin

Margaret Thatcher leaving Downing Street.
Where were you when she left Downing St?
By New Statesman - 26 February 16:23

Piers Morgan, Tony Benn, Billy Bragg and others tell us where they were on 22 November 1990.

The unforgiven
By Paul Routledge - 26 February 16:23

It is impossible to convey to outsiders or the young why Margaret Thatcher is loathed, to this day,

The making of Maggie
By Michael White - 26 February 16:23

As the world awaits Charles Moore's authorised biography, Michael White looks at what so many writer

I was Attila the Hen's Yorkshire Rasputin
By Bernard Ingham - 26 February 16:23

I can feel another Thatcher-fest coming on - this time in triplicate.

Mrs T’s rogues’ gallery
By Sholto Byrnes - 26 February 16:23

Sholto Byrnes recalls the allies and hangers-on who prospered under Thatcher

The stalking horse
By Ashley Meyer - 26 February 16:23

Sir Anthony Meyer’s son Ashley remembers his father’s doomed bid to challenge Margaret Thatcher for

Maggie’s playlist: the soundtrack to a decade of dissent
By Daniel Trilling - 26 February 16:23

The Specials, “Ghost Town” (1981)

Westminster was rightly silenced
By Staff blogger - 26 February 16:23

Jesus Christ told us to "become like children" and took vulnerable ones into His arms to bless them; they truly are the innocents. And so it is with Ivan Cameron, who died on 25 February at the age of six, severely disabled with cerebral palsy and epilepsy.