Michael Collins

Michael Collins is the author of The Likes Of Us, a biography of the white working class. He has written for The Observer, The Guardian, TLS, the Daily Telegraph, the Sunday Times, the New Statesman and Prospect.

Harriet Harman’s drive for equal rights has resulted in the divisive identity politics that so alienates traditional working-class Labour voters

These days, Pride is a real drag

Christopher Booker’s stinging takedown of the 1960s, The Neophiliacs, is even more relevent today

Despite recent successes, the party is still leaving working class voters behind

Kenneth Clark has been unfairly accused of elitism; he wanted to democratise the glories of Western art and make it available to all

“Euphoria” is the nightmare the older generation saw coming

Bruised by the fallout from its belligerence over trans rights, Stonewall has a new cause

The end of the Sparks brothers’ career matches the intensity and originality of its beginning

Michael Collins on the issue-led rehabilitation of a fast food giant

Michael Collins looks back Bertrand Burgalat’s career as the architect for the modern French pop sound