We need a rebalancing of public policy to assert that public space is a utility that adds social value, not a commodity to be traded for narrowly defined private profit.
Common sense is not rocket science – but it does need to be hard-wired to job content, from methodology to appraisal
Technology is now at the point where broadcasters and others can give preferential treatment to their own or supported content and “throttle - the offerings from rivals. This is bad news for us all.
Black-and-White analysis of Taylor overlooks a more nuanced set of recommendations
The notion of "Dependent Contractors" is an important, development, but will not cure the ills of our gig economy.
The uncomfortable truth is that the connection between faith and social action is a powerful dynamic, doing good stuff that otherwise would not get done,
Coast and beach are parts of our identity. Risks are known. But at Camber Sands it was small worldliness that characterised a tragic event.
The beautiful game has fallen out of love with bookies. But will it be a "hard" or "soft" divorce?
The terrible attacks and tragedies in Manchester and London have raised awareness of the value and cost of key public services. There is an opportunity to build a consensus and change the narrative on public services, social good and taxation. Our politicians need to take it.
The time now must have come for housing itself to be like gas, electricity and water: A vital utility that is fundamental to a civic, decent, economically productive society.