8 things this election will be remembered for, and what they actually mean
As Britain heads to the polls, what is the real significance of these elections?
Russell Brand is a confused social democrat - his call to vote Labour makes complete sense
Like so many involved in the newer left, Brand's practical political programme is reformist. We need to develop a...
The challenges facing the Labour machine in government, and hopes for the wider left
Unlike in previous years, the Labour leadership has little influence over grassroots dissent. If the party wins on...
Published in: ourBeebEven on its own terms Westminster journalism makes increasingly little sense
The elite world of Westminster journalism used to be irrelevant to people's lives. Now, as an election approaches,...
Labour's lackluster tuition fee pledge is the tip of the iceberg: mainstream politics is melting away
In the 2015 general election, centrist policy maneuvering and political commentary cannot comprehend the new...
Could students swing the general election? No, obviously they can’t – and neither can badgers.
The election strategies of “modernised” unions and NGOs are becoming increasingly futile. We need to create mayhem...