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Patriotism in black and white

Gus John: the use of flags to send a message to immigrants and their offspring about who really belongs to Britain should be condemned by Ed Miliband

  • Written by Gus John
  • Category: Opinion
The offending image. Photo: @EmilyThornberry

Dancing to Ukip's tune won't save Labour

Lindsey German: sacking Emily Thornberry over a tweet is another own goal - and after Scotland and the vote on air strikes in Iraq, Labour really can’t afford to score many more

  • Written by Lindsey German
  • Category: Opinion

RIC: Scotland's political awakening continues

The enthusiasm for Saturday’s Radical Independence Campaign event reflects the deep and profound political awakening that has taken place thanks to the referendum process says Jonathon Shafi

  • Written by Jonathon Shafi
  • Category: Opinion

Libya: the lesson they want us to forget

Once held up as a model of 'humanitarian intervention' Libya's decent into bloody violence tells a story our rulers would rather we forget argues Kit Klarenberg

  • Written by Kit Klarenberg
  • Category: Opinion
Nigel Farage and Mark Reckless

Rochester by-election: more Ukip woes for all?

As the by-election caused by the defection of Conservative MP Mark Reckless to Ukip approaches, Alastair Stephens sees some unsettled political weather ahead

  • Written by Alastair Stephens
  • Category: Opinion

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