For those of us living with mental illness, stigma and prejudice can all too often permeate every part of our everyday lives. When Owen Smith labelled his Labour leadership rival a “lunatic” last night, he showed a complete disregard for some of society’s most vulnerable people.
It was revealed this week that British radical hate preacher Anjem Choudary has been convicted for urging people to support Islamic State. Oli Rahman argues it was the media that helped legitimise Choudary's views, something for which he too takes some blame.
When a heterosexual, male journalist headed to the Olympic village and downloaded Grindr - a gay hook-up app - for a story this week, he put the lives of athletes, and our community's security at risk.
Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson has argued today that young Labour members are being strong armed into supporting Jeremy Corbyn and his policies by older party members. As a young person who joined Labour to support left-wing policies, it's a patronising assessment that's far from correct.
So, it's official. Surfing has been added to the list of sports competed in at the Olympic Games, starting in Tokyo 2020. Despite the PR puff presentation of this being great news for the surf community, for surfers the reality is there's nothing to celebrate.
During his trip to Brighton yesterday, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn ruled out working with other progressive parties to form an electoral alliance. Luke Cooper argues this is could be a fatal error on the part of the left-wing leader he supports.
In just a matter of months, there may well be women in the highest positions of public office on both sides of the Atlantic. But let's be clear, being a woman doesn't make you a progressive feminist, if your policies leave other women behind.