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Democracy in Danger

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Crime and Punishment: Lived Reality is Now Divorced From Electoral Politics

, 26 April 2022
Sam Bright considers why, after years of stagnating wealth and declining health in Britain, the Conservative Party hasn’t seen its support slump sooner?

Risking Our Democracy

, 26 April 2022
Former diplomat Alexandra Hall Hall argues that the time has come for serious discussions about reforming Britain's political structures

Exclusive Andy Burnham: We Need a ‘Complete Rewiring’ of Britain’s Political System

, 25 April 2022
The Greater Manchester Mayor comes out in support of proportional representation and House of Lords reform, Sam Bright reports

The Red States’ War on Human Rights

, 25 April 2022
From abortion bans to 'Don't Say Gay' bills and attacks on critical race theory, the Republicans are waging a war against human rights, reports Heidi Siegmund Cuda

Boris Johnson’s Hypocrisy over India Bulldozes the Rights of those Persecuted Under Modi

, 22 April 2022
The Prime Minister is determined to look the other way as Narendra Modi oppresses Muslims and erodes democratic rights in India – while allying with Putin's regime, reports Adam Bienkov

Death by a Hundred Scandals: Are We Living in a Sociopathocracy?

, 22 April 2022
Iain Overton considers the calibre of people drawn to high office, and how power has warped their sense of empathy and compassion

Exclusive Boris Johnson’s Lies are Pushing the UK Constitution to Breaking Point

, 21 April 2022
The former Conservative Solicitor General believes 'good chaps' in his party should remove the Prime Minister from office
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Werleman’s Worldview: India’s Hindu Nationalists are Following the Blueprint for Genocide

, 20 April 2022
Attacks against Muslims since the start of Ramadan are part of a process of genocide unfolding in the world's largest democracy, says CJ Werleman

Post-Brexit Britain: A Rotting, Corrupted State

, 19 April 2022
Chris Grey explores why the UK’s departure from the EU cannot be separated from other challenging political and public developments in Britain today

Resigning Matters: By Failing to Step Down, Johnson has Put Democracy on Standby

, 14 April 2022
Prime Minister Boris Johnson in March 2022. Photo: Alberto Pezzali/PA/Alamy
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