Peter Wilby was editor of the Independent on Sunday from 1995 to 1996 and of the New Statesman from 1998 to 2005. He writes the weekly First Thoughts column for the NS.
In every country, public commitment to keeping the climate stable is skin-deep.
The “other” Johnson sibling’s introduction of the TEF for universities has created a hollowed-out, managerial culture for those in academia.
A second referendum using a voting method that nobody understands would be a fitting end to the whole Brexit farce.
In her understated manner, Merkel recalls Clement Attlee, acclaimed by some as Britain’s most successful 20th-century peacetime leader.
Soon after Mohammed bin Salman’s rise to power last year, Evgeny Lebedev sold a 30 per cent stake of the Independent to a Saudi investor.
If I am offered the new service from Royal Mail as part of the government’s loneliness strategy, I’ll say I’d prefer earlier and more reliable deliveries.
No politician dares advocate higher fuel taxes, restrictions on airline travel or meat rationing.
The pro-Corbyn “alternative news” website the Canary backed a two-hour Twitterstorm under the hashtag BoycottTheGuardian.
The public will resent the idea of neighbours who work for big companies getting the extra cash.
James Tooley argues that by renting low-cost buildings and cutting out “frills”, private education can be brought within the means of many more families.