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About Nathan Akehurst

Nathan Akehurst is a freelance writer and working in communications, a socialist, and still just about eligible to be in Young Labour.

Articles by Nathan Akehurst

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“Francesc”

Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

“Developers can get away with murder” – an interview with Kensington’s Emma Dent Coad

One short week in May exposed the fault lines at the heart of our communities. Three months on from a shock election result, as the Grenfell inquiry opens, Kensington’s new Labour MP talks housing, education, poverty and politics with Nathan Akehurst.

The price of love that nearly half of us cannot pay

If you fall in love with an EU citizen, your rights to a family life are at risk from Brexit. But if you fall in love with someone from elsewhere in the world, you've already lost them. It's time to push back.

Why should we bother with the centre ground?

Labour needs to remember that a party going to the electorate saying ‘I promise I’ve changed’ risks the electorate simply replying ‘so what?’

The Green party is consensus breaking

Forget Labour, the Greens are the only party that will help social movements beyond parliament.

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