the renewal of the left: a perspective from the movementist element of the UK
Labour Party grassroots activist body, Momentum.
The SNP talk a good game on social justice. But after nine years in government, it's time for radical action.
What does the national identity and politics of the coming generations in England tell us about the future?
A community organiser reports that progressive politics is shockingly out of touch with the communities whose interests they purport to represent.
Why was social care missing from the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement? It seems government fears the issue is just too big to tackle, or assumes someone – normally women – will always step in.
40 years ago this weekend, The Sex Pistols’
Anarchy in the UK was released. Philosophy Football’s Mark Perryman remembers
How can political cinema continue to advance the aims of
activists today while avoiding assimilation into the spectacle? An interview
with Michael Chanan.
Limited space is available for an evening with some of the country's top experts and influential thinkers on the BBC.
The UK government is complicit in the execution of political prisoners and protesters abroad and there are serious flaws in the government policy that is supposed to prevent this.
What does a modern political party look like?
freelance work: £200 per month for monthly columns over two years.
During moments of national trauma, the public turns to the BBC for shared experience and understanding. But how well is the corporation doing at honouring the experiences of the victims?
A ‘national conversation’ about important
matters is becoming almost impossible under these circumstances. Half the
population does not want to listen.
Heathrow expansion must be stopped.
The far right funded new media networks and took the highest office in the world. It's time for the left to learn from that.
The NHS needs a proper response to its problems - not distraction with false claims about so-called 'health tourism' and with un-implementable plans.
Drama going beyond
journalism at the Arcola theatre in London, until 26 November, Box Office: 0207
In an attempt to give
them a better image, the British MoD has renamed them Protector rather than
The liberal consensus is over, says Steve Hanson. The chilling signs are everywhere as this year ends. The left must pick it up and reshape it rather than let it fall.
The SAS is clearly playing a large, sustained role against ISIS in Syria, so why does the UK government still refuse to comment?
Theresa May has made it clear she intends to follow previous governments in tarnishing Iraq abuse allegations as
false. Final day of our 7 day series.
Rogue military personnel? Or a deliberate policy of abuse? Day 6 of our 7 day series on alleged abuse by British soldiers in Iraq.
Britain's Higher Education Bill paves the way for dodgy universities in the UK.
Meanwhile a parliamentary inquiry into asylum
housing lumbers on over ten months . . . and today in Leeds the Home Office holds yet another 'consultation' on a sorry business.
As the UK media react in anger against the High Court’s involvement in Brexit, America prepares to wave goodbye to the broadly liberal politics upheld in the US Supreme Court.
deprivation, stress positions. . . methods used illegally in 1970s Northern
Ireland are deployed again. (Day 5 of our 7 day series).
Conversations with the Kurdish Liberation Movement on ecological society and
Social care work is big business – and its business model rests on severely exploited workers who often aren't even paid the legal minimum wage.
The fall of
Saddam Hussein and the death of Baha Mousa. (Day 4 of our 7 day series)
How the choice between city devolution or
evolution is false and new regional constitutions risk being simply
bolted on to the existing constitutional mess.
Why, in our democracy, is there so little appetite for proper public scrutiny? (Day 3 of our 7 day series)
Today we explore the death of Ahmed Jabbar Kareem Ali. (Day 2 of our 7 day series)
The Prevent strategy can be improved through discussion, debate and
greater engagement from all sides. However, before the strategy can be
improved, we need to reform the way we talk about it.
From a demo in Istanbul to the quiet racism of Israeli security, it's time for Americans to understand what modern authoritarianism looks like – and learn how to resist.
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