Far-right resurgence is chilling

Opinion

Twenty-five years ago right wingers and racists across the globe were a fringe. When two of their own, the detestable ...

Going to hell in a handbasket

Opinion

The overwhelming consequence of populism, a phenomenon that now dominates our political lives, is that it distracts us ...

Liberal left needs to see reality

Opinion

This week, the US goes to crucial mid-term elections.

Time for Trump to be a leader

Opinion

On Friday morning, speaking from prepared texts, he said: “These terrorising acts are despicable and have no place in ...

Racial profiling hits a new low

Opinion

The boy was lost. It was entirely his fault. The 14-year-old had woken up late.

What should we tell Saudis?

Opinion

On October 2, a Saudi journalist and columnist for the Washington Post, Jamal Khashoggi, entered his country’s ...

Fallen heroes break our hearts

Opinion

It is our heroes, the ones we adore, who have the capacity to break our hearts.

Trump is no laughing matter

Opinion

In the incredibly fast-moving global news cycle we have now become used to, events like those on Tuesday last week feel ...

May new world win this time

Opinion

Today is another world. It no longer totally belongs to sexist men, and the systems that have supported them.

Good news for world’s bad guys

Opinion

Former president Jacob Zuma’s criticism of and attempts to destroy the International Criminal Court – a body that has ...

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