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As an era closes, what now for the future of Britain?
Opinion

As an era closes, what now for the future of Britain?

Listening to the Queen’s funeral took John Bird on a trip down memory lane, where he reflected on our uncertain times and the need for a steady hand to guide us

Where are the superheroes among the super-rich?
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Where are the superheroes among the super-rich?

How much money does a super-wealthy person really need to hoard? And why aren’t billionaires following the lead of the few who do use their wealth for good?

Robin Ince on tour: Edmonton’s ‘deep history resonates in the present’
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Robin Ince on tour: Edmonton’s ‘deep history resonates in the present’

There are too many cities still to visit so stocking up on heavy books is out of the question, but a trip to the Indigenous art park offers a lesson in history and culture

Rachel Parris: ‘Trump and Johnson are gone but the joke’s still on us’
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Rachel Parris: ‘Trump and Johnson are gone but the joke’s still on us’

My Victorian grandmother, who never stopped mourning the Queen
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My Victorian grandmother, who never stopped mourning the Queen

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The energy bills crisis is threatening live music venues. They need support now
Phil Ryan

The energy bills crisis is threatening live music venues. They need support now

First food banks, now warm banks. King Charles could help stop the rot
Paul McNamee

First food banks, now warm banks. King Charles could help stop the rot

I’m in north Wales, on the fantasy beach holiday of my childhood
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I’m in north Wales, on the fantasy beach holiday of my childhood

We can’t afford for Truss to be conservative in her outlook
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We can’t afford for Truss to be conservative in her outlook

If you’re worried about money, here’s a way to make some
Paul McNamee

If you’re worried about money, here’s a way to make some

Prime minister, here’s how much it will cost to save the country this winter
Richard Murphy

Prime minister, here’s how much it will cost to save the country this winter

Street soccer brings home the redemptive power of football
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Street soccer brings home the redemptive power of football

Britain needs to do more to bring war criminals to justice
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Britain needs to do more to bring war criminals to justice

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More than 30 years on, my fight to prevent mass poverty continues
John Bird

More than 30 years on, my fight to prevent mass poverty continues

Robin Ince: How to cure hiccups in Salt Lake City
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Robin Ince: How to cure hiccups in Salt Lake City

A general strike now feels inevitable
Paul McNamee

A general strike now feels inevitable

What Lenin got right about capitalism
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What Lenin got right about capitalism

Sam Delaney: ‘It’s really unsettling watching Liz Truss hurtle towards Downing Street’
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Sam Delaney: ‘It’s really unsettling watching Liz Truss hurtle towards Downing Street’

No more distractions: The next prime minister must tackle the childcare crisis
Megan Jarvie

No more distractions: The next prime minister must tackle the childcare crisis

The crisis has started, and Iceland’s loans are just the beginning
Paul McNamee

The crisis has started, and Iceland’s loans are just the beginning

We can make our streets greener, happier and safer. This is how
Jon Burke

We can make our streets greener, happier and safer. This is how

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In a tent in Devon, having a field day
John Bird

In a tent in Devon, having a field day

Afghan refugees have the right to a warm welcome
Enver Solomon

Afghan refugees have the right to a warm welcome

We’re spending more time in the garden, where nothing is rosy
Paul McNamee

We’re spending more time in the garden, where nothing is rosy

Liz Truss takes the credit for my idea, but the underlying causes of inequality remain
John Bird

Liz Truss takes the credit for my idea, but the underlying causes of inequality remain

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