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Helen Thompson is professor of political economy at Cambridge University and a regular on the Talking Politics podcast.
The political debate about energy is still mostly defined by rhetorical blather.
When an MP was murdered and the dangers to the Union seemed self-evident, it is disconcerting to think of the referendum as a time of innocence.
The removal of US sanctions on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is an attempt to push Germany towards confrontation with China.
The old New Labour narrative that England is not a nation, only a set of would-be regions, is damaging the party.
The former PM's rhetoric is selective and ideologically fixed, he is unable to confront the world as it really is.
Even as domestic support for independence has risen, there has been little agreement within the nationalist camp about what is politically possible.
The owners of these clubs betrayed football’s meaning by rendering the players’ effort and the fans’ passion void.
China’s new industrial strategy has proved as much of a shock to British politics as Brexit and the triumph of the SNP.
Boris Johnson has bet on a “green industrial revolution” as the avenue for Union-wide economic transformation. Will it pay off?
The belief that democracy represented moral progress has led to an arrangement that itself compromises nation-state autonomy.