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About Jacob Stringer

Jacob Stringer is a writer, journalist and political animal. His website is

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The fight for control must take place where it really matters: in the arenas of everyday life

From the internet and the media to the workplace and housing, the fight for control must extend far beyond parliamentary democracy.  

Own everything!

Many of our problems stem from a failing system of top down management. To fix our democracy, we need to embrace new forms of ownership which give people more control over their lives.

Why did anti-globalisation fail and anti-globalism succeed?

Centre-right parties showed themselves more willing to hook up with anti-globalism – no threat to the international economic order –  than the centre-left parties had with anti-globalisation.

Brexit to nowhere? Finding hope in convivial institutions

People want control of their lives back. Given the right institutions to work with, they can care for each other and so begin to heal a divided nation.

Please mind the datachasm

They began to interpret things like him leaving the house without his mobile phone as indications that their suspicions were correct. Welcome to one half of the datachasm. Sleep safe.

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