A plan for legalising cocaine, MDMA and amphetamines

By Steve Rolles "The debate on drugs can often be heated and polarising; yet, on one point at least,...

The Bank of Mum and Dad is a Ponzi scheme

By Chloe Timperley When property expert Henry Pryor tweeted that the Bank of Mum and Dad (BOMAD) had become...

A circuit-break will save thousands of lives

By Christina Pagel Sage, the organisation which provides guidance to the government on covid, recently recommended a two to...

Covid creates pandemic of domestic abuse through financial control

By Sian Norris We're getting a picture of the scale of economic abuse during the covid pandemic. This refers...

Acceptance is the best cure for covid anxiety

This is a difficult period to live through. We all know it's coming. Every day, the evidence of a return to spring - or something approximating spring - grows. In all likelihood, it's already too...

Herd immunity could cost hundreds of thousands of lives

By Dr Dominic Pimenta In early February we heard reports of an increasingly virulent pathogen marching inexorably across the...

The boy king who can’t grow up

By Jonathan Lis What do we mean when we say someone should be serious? Normally it suggests they should...

Starmer takes on the science mantle with call for ‘circuit-breaker’ lockdown

The Labour leader saw the opening and he took it. The recent dump of documents from Sage, the scientific advisory group, showed that experts had pushed the government to introduce a short lockdown to...

The covid housing crisis provides an ideal opportunity for reform

By Gary Buswell For a moment, it seemed as if the UK real estate sector was experiencing a boom...

Biden vs Trump requires the political analysis of Star Wars

British political coverage of American elections is a stubborn thing. It has a certain way of discussing the campaign - what are the candidates' backgrounds, which one would be favoured by the British government,...