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Don't let the bastards get you down – choose action over despondency when coming to terms with the general election result.
The emergency surveillance law being rushed through Parliament next week exploits all the usual moral panic suspects - criminals, terrorists and paedophiles - to undermine our fundamental rights.
Hundreds of female asylum-seekers are housed in Yarl’s Wood. They have done nothing wrong, so why are we locking them up?
The religious language of sin and shame informs Tory welfare rhetoric, with its pulpit-thumping over "strivers" and "scroungers". But their overhaul has nothing to do with compassion or principle.
The left have been painted as tasteless, heartless people trying to make political capital out of Thatcher’s death. Only the government is allowed to do that, says Laurie Penny.
A million paper flowers will never be enough to mop up the carnage of war.
Modern politics and the Facebook paradox.
Positive engagement with the digital generation interests the political classes only when they want something from us.