Why the new Lib Dem leader needs to offer more than just the ‘sugar rush’ of Brexit opposition
Both Jo Swinson and Ed Davey have approached the leadership election offering restoration, not transformation. But...
Brexit, complexity and compromise – a progressive future will be negotiated, not imposed
Only when we recognise the vulnerability of all progressive positions, and reject simple binaries, can we start to...
Britain's two party system: will Peterborough confirm it’s dead again?
Fidelity to party machines won’t save us from a new authoritarianism. Only a new, pluralist political system can do that.
Labour's expulsion of Alastair Campbell shows it's tied to old ideas
Disciplinarian, command and control parties are a remnant of the past. We might not like Campbell's politics, but...
Dear Liberal Democrats – you are so much better than this
Saying 'Bollocks to Brexit' won't make the problem go away – it just further debases the debate.
Brexit Citizens Assembly: rising to the United Kingdom's crisis in democracy
On Brexit, as with every other big issue, the future will be negotiated not imposed.