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The three crises of liberal democracy | Ganesh Sitaraman 03/17/2018 - 09:00

We now swim in dangerous waters, and we can no longer take the persistence of liberal democracy for granted

Over the past few years, I have frequently been reminded of David Foster Wallace’s commencement address at Kenyon College in 2005. Wallace began with the story of two fish swimming...

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Legal challenge to Labour over shortlists and transwomen 03/17/2018 - 07:00

Campaign launched as Labour states women-only shortlists are open to self-defining women

A group of Labour members have begun legal action over proposed changes to the party’s policy on the formal inclusion of self-identifying trans women on all-women shortlists.

The challenge...

Eight out of 10 academies in deficit, say accountants 03/17/2018 - 03:28
Figures from 450 academies suggest looming insolvency, says a report.
Oxfam faces further allegations of harassment cover-up 03/17/2018 - 01:54
Theresa May admits voters have 'doubts' over Tories' record on public services 03/17/2018 - 01:01
Prime Minister to tell party members to 'face up' to public concerns being 'a political fact'
People don't trust us on NHS and schools, Theresa May admits 03/17/2018 - 01:01

Prime minister to deliver speech that echoes her 2002 ‘nasty party’ comments

Theresa May is to call on the Conservative party to face up to the “political fact” that people distrust its motivations around vital public services such as the NHS and education.

In a speech that has...

Government 'using devolution as an excuse' to avoid abortion reform in Northern Ireland, campaigners warn 03/17/2018 - 00:55
Exclusive: Theresa May accused of being 'held hostage' by DUP