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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.
After wildfires devastate California and commuters drown in China, it is obvious to me that Extinction Rebellion is right.
Boris Johnson’s government has opened a new front in its culture wars: teacher training.
It should be concerning to us all that during the recent heatwave deaths in British Columbia have risen to three times normal levels.
Advertisers should not be encouraged to judge a media outlet’s “values”, if that idea takes hold the left stands to lose the most.
Why can't Britons stay at home this summer instead of fretting over which countries are categorised green, amber or red?
The Ofcom interview panel declared the former Daily Mail editor "not appointable", but that won't stop Boris Johnson.
As the Guardian celebrates 200 years in print, the historic moments the newspaper chose to highlight are a lesson in brand reinvention.
As a politician, Shirley Williams was a trailblazer, engaging and popular with the public; if only her SDP co-founders, and Williams herself, had recognised that.
Why Eton, Harrow, Rugby and the rest thrived.
I hold no brief for Piers Morgan. But I disagree with his dismissal from ITV’s Good Morning Britain for three reasons.