Archive of 21 November 2014
Our five most popular pieces of the week, for your reading pleasure
Attacking working-class people in general, and the poorest in particular, has become a routine activity for many mainstream politicians and columnists in the UK – as the response to Labour MP Emily Thornberry's ambiguous tweet shows.
Jumping on the most negative interpretation of every piece of politicians' communication will drive debate to the lowest common denominator
The drug should have been immediately suspended pending full clearance by the committee. Instead, documents show hesitancy compounded by incompetence.