Jonathan Freedland looks at women's roles in intelligence now and during WWII. Read more
Women in Intelligence and Cybersecurity
Jonathan Freedland looks at women's roles in intelligence now and during WWII.
Julian Assange and Robert Ferguson
Jonathan Freedland compares Julian Assange to a pamphleteer and fugitive of the 1680s.
Gender in women's sport
Jonathan Freedland takes the long view of the gender debate in women's sport.
Brexit and European Diplomacy
Jonathan Freedland compares Brexit with tensions between Offa and Charlemagne in the 790s.
Elon Musk's Hyperloop and Brunel's Atmospheric Traction Rail
Jonathan Freedland compares inventions by inventors Elon Musk and Isambard Kingdom Brunel.
Gambling and New Technologies
Jonathan Freedland asks how new technologies transformed gambling in the 1840s and today.
The Long View of would-be reforming leaders
Jonathan Freedland compares a Saudi prince with a medieval pope.
Prime Ministers and Divided Parties
Jonathan Freedland compares Theresa May's woes now with those of Arthur Balfour in 1903-06
Jonathan Freedland and guests take the Long View on the expulsion of Russian diplomats.
Driverless Cars and the Railways of 1830
Jonathan Freedland compares safety on the railways in the 1830s to driverless cars today.
Facebook revelations and the Reformation
The Facebook Cambridge Analytica data and the Catholic church in pre-Reformation Europe.
Trump and Hamilton on American Trade
Jonathan Freedland on Donald Trump's trade plans and Alexander Hamilton's financial plan.
The Long View marks a year to go with a Brexit special edition.
Catalonia and Cornwall
Jonathan Freedland looks at past events which shed light on present-day controversies.
Jonathan Freedland compares the Catalonia crisis with a moment in Cornish history.
The rise of Uber and the plight of London's watermen
Jonathan Freedland compares the plight of black cab drivers with that of 18thC watermen.
Russian meddling in the American democratic process
Jonathan Freedland compares attempts to interfere in elections.
Weakened Prime Ministers
Jonathan Freedland compares Theresa May's weakened premiership with Lord Rosebery in 1894.
Jonathan Freedland takes the long, unshaven view of the recent fashion for beard-wearing.
Cyber-attacks and the Great Siege of Dover Castle
Jonathan Freedland compares cyber-attacks today with the Siege of Dover Castle in 1216.
Grenfell Tower and Watson Street fire tragedies
Jonathan Freedland takes the Long View of landmark fire tragedies.
Grass-roots politics with the Conservative Primrose League in the 1880s and Momentum today
Brexit and an Elizabethan Age of Trade
Jonathan Freedland hears how Elizabeth I and Theresa May look beyond Europe for trade.
The Long View of Targeted Fake News
Jonathan Freedland on targeted fake news and the murder myth of a boy in Medieval Norwich.
Donald Trump's border wall and the 1840s Great Hedge of India
Jonathan Freedland on Donald Trump's border wall and the 1840s Great Hedge of India.
The EU Referendum and the English Reformation
Jonathan Freedland examines the result of the EU referendum through the prism of the past.
Jonathan Freedland focuses on Hillary Clinton and pioneering political women from history.
Military Drones and the 'Robo-planes' of the 1940s
Military drones today and the Nazi V1 and V2 weapons. With Jonathan Freedland
Celebrity Football Managers
Jonathan Freedland takes the Long View of celebrity football managers.
Jonathan Freedland examines contemporary military drones and Nazi V1 and V2 weapons.