A former editor of The Independent on Sunday, Janet Street-Porter is now the paper’s editor-at-large. As a journalist and broadcaster she has had an innovative and groundbreaking career in television, creating programmes for the BBC, Channel 4 and LWT, for which she has won a Bafta and the Prix Italia. She is also vice president of the Rambler’s Association.
27 February 2015 03:56 PM
High-profile women over 50 generally start to fade out of the nation’s consciousness, whereas men can go on
20 February 2015 05:27 PM
Too often politicians speak and we don’t understand what language they are using
13 February 2015 07:14 PM
I once worked in a tax office. It was chaos
The CEO of Twitter is right – the site does 'suck' at protecting its users from trolls. But what can we do?
06 February 2015 06:38 PM
Twitter trolls will never go away, so you might as well get used to them – or just log off
In its headlong rush to make a profit, our education system is in danger of ignoring its main purpose
30 January 2015 06:40 PM
If you treat health and education like profit-making businesses, income and cash flow are what drive you, not social need
The Church of England doesn’t like to get its hands dirty by touching women – even though we’re the ones who most keep up the faith
23 January 2015 05:21 PM
More women than men now believe in God or the afterlife, so why is the Church so reluctant to reach out to us?
For all the medical advances, we can’t escape death. That’s why I’d rather live well than live forever
16 January 2015 06:12 PM
Should everyone have access to drugs costing hundreds of thousands of pounds that just delay the inevitable? It's a difficult decision
Ched Evans' apology was far too late. If he really means it, he should go and do some voluntary work
09 January 2015 05:56 PM
He should also take down his website and shut up until his case review is complete
12 December 2014 05:35 PM
The Financial Services Authority has set aside £180,000 for its festivities this year
Russell Brand is a great advertisement for social mobility, and just the man to fight for those stuck at the bottom
05 December 2014 05:25 PM
Unlike so many of our politicians, Brand wasn't born into privilege
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
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