Long lists

Ian Birrell

Ian Birrell

Contributing editor, Mail on Sunday

Ian Birrell is a contributing editor of The Mail on Sunday, though he writes columns regularly in several other papers, including The Guardian and The Economist. He was a speech-writer for David Cameron before

Rosie Blau

Rosie Blau

China correspondent, The Economist

Rosie Blau is China correspondent for The Economist, based in Beijing. She joined The Economist in May 2011 as a reporter on the Britain section, where she covered energy, transport and a range of

Martin Chulov

Martin Chulov

Correspondent, The Guardian

Since 2005, Martin Chulov has been reporting for the Guardian from the Middle East, covering crises across the Arab world. Articles submitted ISIS: The Inside story - The Guardian, 11/12/2014 How an arrest in Iraq

David Gardner

David Gardner

International Affairs editor, Financial Times

David Gardner is the FT‘s international affairs editor and author of Last Chance: The Middle East in the Balance. He was the paper’s Middle East editor from 1995-99. In 2003 he won the David

Anthony Loyd

Anthony Loyd

War correspondent, The Times

Anthony Loyd is a war correspondent who writes regularly for The Times and contributes to other publications. He has written two books about his experiences in war zones in Chechnya, Yugoslavia, Sierra Leone, Afghanistan

James Meek

James Meek

Contributing editor, London Review of Books

James Meek is a writer and journalist, the author of five novels, most recently The Heart Broke In, and two books of short stories, as well as Private Island, a collection of

Suzanne Moore

Suzanne Moore

Columnist, The Guardian

Suzanne Moore is a columnist for The Guardian. She has written for The Mail on Sunday, The Daily Mail, The Independent, and the New Statesman over the course of her career. She stood as an independent

Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi

Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi

Freelance, OpenDemocracy, Lacuna, New Statesman

Rebecca’s work has been published by the Dominion of New York, the Guardian, the New Statesman, the Washington Post, the New Internationalist, the Independent, and Kvinfo. She is a Winston Churchill Travel

Melanie Phillips

Melanie Phillips

Columnist, The Times, The Spectator

Melanie Phillips is a British journalist, broadcaster and author. Her weekly column, which is currently appearing in The Times, has appeared over the years in The Guardian, Observer, Sunday Times and Daily

David Pilling

David Pilling

Asia editor, Financial Times

David Pilling is the Asia editor of the Financial Times. He was previously Tokyo Bureau Chief for the FT from January 2002 to August 2008. His column ranges over business, investment, politics

Steve Richards

Steve Richards

Chief political commentator, The Independent

Established as one of the most influential political commentators in the country, Steve Richards became The Independent’s chief political commentator in 2000 having been political editor of the New Statesman. He presents

Mary Riddell

Mary Riddell

Columnist, The Daily Telegraph

Mary Riddell is a columnist and political interviewer for the Daily Telegraph. She studied modern languages at Nottingham University and began her journalistic career in Lincolnshire, Oxford and Aberdeen before moving to

Peter Ross

Peter Ross

Freelance, Scotland on Sunday, The Guardian

Peter Ross is a journalist based in Glasgow and the author of Daunderlust – Dispatches From Unreported Scotland, which was published in 2014. He writes for The Guardian and Scotland on Sunday. Articles submitted From canny scepticism

Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook

Co-editor, OpenDemocracy

Clare Sambrook is a novelist, freelance journalist and a founder of the citizens’ campaign 
End Child Detention Now. Clare is a coeditor of OurKingdom, the UK section of OpenDemocracy where she runs

Kim Sengupta

Kim Sengupta

Defence and diplomatic correspondent, The Independent

Kim Sengupta is the Defence and Diplomatic Correspondent for The Independent. He covers international and domestic news and his extensive reporting from around the world has included many of the major conflicts in