Ironically, it is Michael Gove who is condemned as the ideologue. He is in fact the most anti-ideological of Education Secretaries.
Edited by Peter Franklin
The Deep End dives deeper in to the stories and long-term trends behind the daily news.
German leadership will have to choice to make: Whether to keep its promises and uphold the constitution or to do whatever it takes to save the Eurozone.
Our politicians do have experience of life outside politics. Unfortunately, it’s the wrong experience.
There are lessons in the recovery for both Left and Right.
‘Greed versus guilt’ pretty much sums up the Guardian view of the world – and it might be an idea if prominent Conservatives didn’t play along with it
The story that really matters is not ‘East versus West’ but ‘East versus East”
A walk along the ground floor of the Science Museum in London is an astonishing journey in time. One moment… Read more »
If Western businesses connive in bribery and corruption, then this will help to spread and embed practices that might otherwise be rooted out
Tory modernisers are guilty of their own ‘stupid logic’…
Producing goods and materials using natural gas in America is better for the planet than producing them in China using coal
Germany provides an example of what happens when the right is divided
Catholic Social Teaching has provided a coherent intellectual alternative to both socialism and free market fundamentalism for more than a century.
Using loose monetary policy to revive a moribund economy is a bit like getting your guests drunk at a party – no one joins in unless other people are joining in
While it took the Tories ten years and four leaders to recover, Labour have done it in half a parliament and with the wrong brother.
If the economy no longer provides ordinary working people with the hope of improved living standards, then the mainstream majority will look to the state instead