The Mole

A Distinct Lack of Backbone

Standpoint's Mole in the BBC exposes an organisation where inexperience is king and managers hate to judge

Underfunded, Overcrowded

Standpoint’s Mole in a prison reveals a world of incompetence and intimidation

Overexamined, Uneducated

Standpoint's Mole in a comprehensive school believes we should teach children, not try to attain targets

Serbia’s Heart of Darkness

Standpoint’s Mole believes the arrest of Radovan Karadzic could prove explosive for his country

Publish and be Out to Lunch

Standpoint’s Mole inside the publishing world bemoans the fact that it’s more about marketing than quality

The CPS: A Criminal Waste of Money

Standpoint’s Mole inside the Crown Prosecution Service believes that it is too bureaucratic, inefficient and politicised

The MOD: Unfit for Purpose

Standpoint’s source in the UK Ministry of Defence reveals a culture that is actively ‘anti-military’

Underrated: Abroad

The ravenous longing for the infinite possibilities of “otherwhere”

The king of cakes

"Yuletide revels were designed to see you through the dark days — and how dark they seem today"