Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionIs it time to use the F-word about Boris Johnson’s disastrous regime?
Even the toxic cocktail of incompetence and neoliberal ideology can’t explain the scale of the British government's failure.
Shadow armies: how the West wages war but keeps its soldiers at home
ISIS is enjoying a renaissance and the West is fighting back with a shadow war, free of public debate or political scrutiny.
Published in: openDemocracyUK: OpinionCoronavirus could dethrone the neoliberalism that’s made the UK a basket case
Why has the Conservative government failed so badly with COVID-19? One reason is a neoliberal ideology that can’t...
The UK’s gravest security threats are at home – not in the English Channel
The government’s defence review should consider risks of climate breakdown and poverty and not just Russia.
The Beirut blast was terrible – nuclear weapons are far, far worse
A new nuclear arms race is under way. The 75th anniversary of Hiroshima should make us reflect on the sheer...
How Trump is opening the way for the Taliban to take Afghanistan back
Trump’s eagerness to ‘bring our boys home’ is leaving the Afghan government with little power to resist the Taliban...