Why Miliband and Balls have got it wrong

January 15, 2012 9:01 am Leave your thoughts

The capitulation by Labour to the austerity and cuts agenda of the Tories and the right-wing press has been confirmed by shadow chancellor Ed Balls' statement that Labour would not be able to reverse the Tory cuts and would maintain the pay freeze within the public sector if they come to power at the next election, says John Wight.

Damned Scroungers

January 11, 2012 12:00 am Leave your thoughts

Dr Tomasz Pierscionek reviews a book challenging one of the last remaining forms of prejudice deemed 'socially acceptable' in modern Britain. (This book is now free to download from this review.)

The State of Racism in Britain

January 9, 2012 11:57 am Leave your thoughts

UK society is dead. Or that is what its detractors would like you to think. Many will point the finger not at our leaders or themselves but towards those who they believe don't belong here - immigrants and asylum seekers, writes Chris Bath.

Saudi Princess becomes a ‘journalist’

January 8, 2012 2:37 pm Leave your thoughts

Earlier this month BBC World interviewed Her Royal Highness Princess Basma Bint Saud bin Abdul Azizas, however Arab journalists were surprised to hear the Saudi Princess addressed as a journalist, observes Iqbal Tamimi.