Opinions from the Independent newspaper

Opinions from the Guardian newspaper
  • Martin Rowson on Airbus and Brexit – cartoon 22nd June 2018
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    Martin Rowson
  • Letter: Gennady Rozhdestvensky and the efficacy of not conducting 22nd June 2018
    Soon after Gennady Rozhdestvensky was appointed principal conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 1978, I was involved in one of their broadcasts as an extra with the BBC Singers. I can’t remember what the piece was but we were rehearsing it in the BBC’s studios in Maida Vale, west London. At one point Rozhdestvensky stopped conducting, walked to the back […]
    John Potter
  • Inspired by Trump, the world could be heading back to the 1930s | Jonathan Freedland 22nd June 2018
    The US president tears children from parents, and in Europe his imitators dehumanise migrants. We know where such hatred leadsYou’ll remember Godwin’s law, which holds that the longer an online debate goes on, the likelier it is that someone will mention Hitler or the Nazis. It was an amusing observation and one that served a useful purpose, guarding against […]
    Jonathan Freedland
  • The Guardian view of Philip Hammond and Airbus: stand tall for jobs | Editorial 22nd June 2018
    In his big speech this week the chancellor made a general case for soft Brexit. The Airbus disinvestment threat shows that he must sharpen his gameTwo years ago this week, Britain voted to leave the EU. One year ago, the chancellor of the exchequer’s annual Mansion House speech was cancelled because of the fire at Grenfell Tower. On Thursday, Philip Hammond […]
  • The Guardian view on mobile phones: schools are better without them | Editorial 22nd June 2018
    The call to ban phones from the playground is rightly popular. But schools will need resources to do it properlyWhen a minister in this government stumbles on a policy that is both popular and good, it’s newsworthy. Matt Hancock, the digital minister, has suggested that schools ban the use of mobile phones by their pupils. Amanda Spielman, the head of Ofsted […]