Plus: ditching Corbyn – it’s not that easy for Britain’s Jews. And: thanks to Tracey Crouch and Danny Kruger, the Big Society is back.
From ‘fake news’ to micro-targeting, crowd-funding to data rights, we explore the key areas of focus for an overdue review of the rules of our democracy.
The Conservatives are not going to win the hearts and minds of the British people by proposing Labour-lite policies. There must be something different on offer.
It was a textbook case of how Islamist terror works here – or has to date, anyway. We honour and remember those who died.
He agrees that Parliament doesn’t yet command the respect of its American and European counterparts with these companies.
There have been some shocking cases of personal abuse. Bullying must not be allowed to triumph.
I decided to make a personal stand, and demonstrate that there was a price to be paid for making such outrageous and inaccurate allegations.
Remarkably, sometimes these inconsistent trends both exist within the same tweet – as with a recent viral clip accusing a peer of telling lies when he was in fact correct.
Across this half-century, from Scarman after Brixton to MacPherson after Stephen Lawrence, governments have engaged only sporadically engaged with race.
The one-time Transport Secretary is accused of turning into “the crazier, shoutier end of Twitter” and going “a bit Paul Mason”.
We must keep asking: ‘what’s the right level to pursue social repair?’ The nation is too large; the individual is too small. The community remains the right place.
Plus: Soubry may quit the Tories, which I would regret. And: Why Labour’s silence on 100 years of votes for working class men?
The Conservatives need a strategy to dominate VR, a presence in voice-controlled tech and – yes – a ‘Maybot’ chatbot.
Opposition to a new poll outweighed support in all scenarios but one: a choice between accepting the terms negotiated for Brexit, or leaving without a deal.
And here we end, by reflecting on what he might have thought about Labour’s move away from the tenet of democratic government.