The push for public ownership of vital services should not be about a return to top-down state industries. We can’t go back to the past - and we want the public ownership of the future to be better ...
Since 2008, Britain has seen a surge in alternative economic thinking. From community finance to cooperatives, public ownership to tax avoidance; land taxes to local currencies, GDP to the creation of...
Facebook has created an echo chamber by only showing its users what they want to see, which means political polarisation, hyper-partisanship and culture wars. Facebook needs to face up to its responsibilities.
This piece is part of our What is public service? series.
We're living at the crux of two moments of political uncertainty. One is Brexit, and the other is the introduction of unprecedented surveillance powers. How might these uncertainties effect one another?
Selection in secondary education is back. The government’s new policy aims to promote consumer choice, and justifies this on grounds of fairness and merit. But who gets to decide what's fair, and who merits a good education?
The crisis in health and social care shows how badly we need an end to the inefficient market-based system. On that score, Team Corbyn looks a lot more convincing than his Labour leadership rival Owen Smith and his allies.
Labour is an increasingly uneasy alliance between a parliamentary party and its membership base. Who can claim to represent the 'real' Labour party? Is Corbynism a hijack of the party or a mutiny of its members?