Online attacks from superfans of pop stars have become the norm – now the same is true in the political sphere.
Everyone really does seem to know everyone else – but then there aren’t that many people to know.
It’s easy to view the idea of the world ending as a “cosy catastrophe” – something retro and nostalgic that has returned to the zeitgeist.
High profile supporters including the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have expressed support for the scandal-rocked Labour MP.
A new parliamentary report seeks to expand how far a doctor’s “conscientious objection” to providing abortion can stretch.
Recent history shows that whatever the other variables are, Labour women struggle to win internal party elections.
Just how bad could it be? Let’s be alarmist: really bad. Twentieth-century European history bad. Recessions, pogroms, the lot.
Confirmation bias is always a powerful thing. We’re always hungry for scraps that can support our own narratives and reinforce our belief that we are right.
While the institutions that abuse victims have to deal with remain corrupt, remote and male-dominated, justice will always be hard to come by.
Before she was so inextricably connected to the phone hacking scandal, Milly Dowler was one of many women maimed and killed by a violent man.
Iraq gave a whole section of the British left a sense of burning, brilliant superiority. But that isn’t a good enough foundation for political life.