John Kampfner is Adviser to Google on freedom of expression and culture. He is an author, broadcaster and commentator, Chair of the board of Turner Contemporary, and former Chief Executive of Index on Censorship and Editor the New Statesman
A Lib-Lab Coalition could be back on - if only Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband can bear to bury the hatchet
24 January 2013 06:26 PM
David Cameron's offer of an In/Out referendum both reduces the chance of a future Tory-Lib coalition and the likelihood of a Tory majority government
A decade on from the failure of the Iraq War, are we any wiser about when, and when not, to intervene?
25 December 2012 02:56 PM
Appalling atrocities followed Western intervention, and public appetite for war is minimal. Yet doing nothing in the face of bloodshed also remains unsatisfactory
20 December 2012 06:33 PM
The furore over George Entwistle's payoff from the BBC highlighted the absurdity of huge employment contracts that reward mediocrity
22 November 2012 07:02 PM
We must convince funders that there is life - and art - outside the capital
01 November 2012 06:53 PM
Many Russians say that their country is returning to a Brezhnev-style era of stagnation. The question is not merely whether they're right, but what can be done about it
03 September 2012 12:00 AM
Cameron should adopt an approach used by other coalitions
27 August 2012 08:00 PM
If MPs were obliged to leave the building, perhaps they might alight in the real world
19 August 2012 08:00 PM
The coastguard has mounted helicopter raids on mega-yachts off the Sardinian coast
14 August 2012 12:00 AM
It is wishful thinking. He has yet to create the hunger for change that led to the Arab Spring
30 July 2012 12:00 AM
The positives have so far hugely outweighed the negatives. The optimism was self-deprecating
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
Katie Hopkins speaks out on childhood obesity: 'Parents of fat children should be prosecuted for child cruelty'
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- 2 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
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- 4 The 'Black Museum': After 150 years, public set to see exhibits from police’s grisly crime museum
- 5 Naomi Wolf reacts to Isis 'conspiracy theories' critism after she questions whether beheading videos are real