Commentator and stand-up comedian Mark Steel has presented several radio and television programmes, and appeared on Have I Got News for You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. In 2006 he published 'Vive La Revolution: A Stand-up History of the French Revolution', and in 2000 stood as a candidate in the London Assembly elections.
18 April 2013 06:07 PM
It’s essential for the nation that we quickly revert to our normal madness levels. Somehow we became so doolally last week we banned a song from The Wizard of Oz
11 April 2013 07:42 PM
If someone robs your house, you don’t say: “I disagreed with the burglar’s policy, of tying me to a chair. But I did admire his convictions.”
04 April 2013 06:49 PM
For class to have any meaning, it must represent more than which music you listen to
28 March 2013 05:47 PM
It’s a tricky argument to pull off – the poor caused the debt so they should pay it back
21 March 2013 04:31 PM
MPs shouldn’t be so hard on themselves. They made a fully conscious decision to back the war on the scientific basis that it might upset their careers if they didn’t
14 March 2013 04:37 PM
The Saudi visit’s theme is ‘military collaboration’. Because it’s only polite to stick to small talk
08 March 2013 12:00 AM
Millions are upset about bankers and Murdoch, which ought to translate into Labour support. Instead Ed Miliband comes across as an inoffensive Sellotape salesman
27 February 2013 10:13 AM
The idea that Lincoln was the consummate modern political compromiser has to answer one awkward fact: he abolished slavery
19 February 2013 04:45 PM
If this is the politics of envy, you can count me in
18 February 2013 02:08 PM
The anger so many feel at this Government's austerity policies needs an outlet. So we're coming together to protest around the country
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Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
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- 1 Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?
- 2 Stamford Hill council removes 'unacceptable' posters telling women which side of the road to walk down
- 3 Kim Kardashian 'naked pictures' leaked on 4chan weeks after Jennifer Lawrence 'The Fappening' scandal
- 4 Matthew Miller: American sentenced to hard labour in North Korea 'wanted to be Snowden II'
- 5 Iranian blogger found guilty of insulting Prophet Mohammad on Facebook sentenced to death