Category Archives: Good Society

The image of the British Tommy is an iconic one, but doesn’t tell the full story

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Black, Indian, Chinese, gay, mixed race – all fought for a country at a time when it treated them as second-class citizens.

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Boris’s message is more popular than you think. The left must be ready for it

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In assuming the public simply likes Boris because they find him ‘funny’, critics misunderstand his appeal.

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After the games: 20 ideas for a Commonwealth fit for the 21st century

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A new vision is needed for a modern Commonwealth fit for the 21st century.

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Baroness Warsi is a product of her own failed analysis

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I value any principled stand, but I worry when the principles don’t stand up to scrutiny.

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It’s the obsessing over Miliband’s wreath that really demeans the war dead

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Millions died in World War One. Millions of people are still dying today as a result of conflict. Should we not remember them in a more serious way?

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The First World War: how the Great War came home

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The First World War really did come home, and it had an impact way beyond the one million dead.

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With the ‘big six’ set to double profits, what we actually need is a ‘small twenty’

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With ever-rocketing bills, the time has come to break up the big energy companies.

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WW1: The hidden story of soldier’s mutinies, strikes and riots

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In 1919, Britain came close to a workers and soldiers uprising. But it’s not a story the official WW1 commemoration wants to highlight.

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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough

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In a city as wealthy as London, no one should be sleeping rough.

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Cities can take on the ‘big six’ energy companies

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Politicians on all sides want to devolve power to the cities to boost economic growth. Energy should be central to this new agenda.

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