James is a political journalist and editor of Left Foot Forward. He has previously written for the Observer, the Independent on Sunday, the Irish Independent, the Huffington Post, Red Pepper and Jacobin.
10 December 2012 01:39 PM
Pointing the finger of blame at others for our poor health and obesity isn't acceptable.
22 November 2012 12:30 PM
Hysterical commentary from both Left and Right will only prolong warfare
13 November 2012 03:35 PM
A student refused to lay a poppy wreath last Sunday
07 November 2012 02:48 PM
The fear of previous generations that a lunatic regime would one day have a nuclear weapon may soon be realised
31 October 2012 02:31 PM
The great essayist's opinions in later life were more solid than critics allow. But they shouldn't matter to any possible memorial
24 October 2012 12:07 PM
The problem isn't running out of people to enter the trade; it's that those who do enter will only come from a very narrow cross-section of our society: bad news all round
16 October 2012 02:27 PM
Commentators have lauded the Venezuelan President after his re-election - but reports from Amnesty International and other watchdogs should give us pause for thought
02 October 2012 01:01 PM
The left needs new vision, but whatever the Centre for Labour and Social Studies would like to believe, working people no longer identify with the old idea of class.
24 September 2012 04:09 PM
In 1988, when the Fatwa was issued, many who had enjoyed the fruits of free expression more than most could not bring themselves to defend it
17 September 2012 11:10 AM
If you had believed the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon was going to quietly fade away with the last remnants of summer, sorry to have to break it to you, but there appears to be a whole lot more in the pipeline.
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Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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