The fight over the BBC is also a struggle over what it means, in the UK, to be ‘popular’. In other words, who are the people?
The British left has a proud history of opposing the bureaucratic, undemocratic super state that is the EU. The case for Leave is stronger now than it has ever been.
Both the Conservatives and Labour have made strategic blunders in their approach to the European referendum.
Brussels is a haven
for the fossil fuel and motor industry lobbies, while the EU is increasingly undermining
its own environmental protections.
Reading through The
Trials of Generation Y, a series of inflammatory headlines pit the young against the old, while skirting around the question of
deepening inequalities within all age groups.
Brexiteers are no friends of the NHS - and they are relying on concerns about TTIP's effect on the NHS that have largely been addressed.
We must protect our NHS from competition and market led inteference from the EU Commission, says David Owen at the launch of Vote Leave's NHS-focused campaign.
As junior doctors start another 2-day strike, NHS campaigners explain why they support them. It's about truth, safety, and the future of our NHS. Get down to a picket line today!
How do the government and its commercial contractors respond to criticism of standards in asylum housing?
Thatcher opened a new infrastructural space during her reign. Osborne is attempting the same.
We need a new polity of globalism, not ethnocentric regionalism.
The case for economic pessimism.
Don't miss the new festival for democracy, DemFest, on 13-14 May.
The referendum on British membership of the EU has important implications for gender equality, but despite attempts at 'suffragette-washing' the debate, women's voices are failing to break through.
UK mental health service providers are still failing to deal with race and ethnicity.
research adds to weight of evidence in the UK that looked after children are
The EU has been a force for LGBT rights in the UK and across the continent.
The UK government changed the voter registration system, removing thousands of younger voters from the roll. Now, these are the people Cameron will rely on in the European referendum.
It will be fatal for the British left if it follows Jeremy Corbyn and treats the Brexit referendum as a sideshow - what's to come on 'Blimey, it could be Brexit!'
The UK's differences with the European Union can be found buried in her legal systems, and what they teach her about how to treat rules...
As the new director of the British museum starts work, communities from around the world have sent objects to symbolise their oppression by the museum's sponsor, BP.
The government spends nine times more investigating benefits
claimants than it spends probing employers who pay below the minimum wage.
In May, thousands will gather in Wales to shut down an open cast coal mine.
Two MPs proposed this week that the BBC become a mutual organization. Dave Boyle sets out how this could be done in practice.
in the NHS, the government’s structural changes to schools are just
the start of a massive privatisation process.
In a world of post-referendum and multi-party politics, leaders debates are about more than appealing to an imagined centre.
The second instalment of Blimey, it could be Brexit: how we got here; Blairism and Maggyism; Heath and Powell. Read the preface and introduction here.
The recent re-issuing of Raymond Williams' The Country and the City should remind us of the importance of rural Britain.
Politicians have imposed evidence-free re-organisations on us health workers for years. Now they tell us that it's too late to change the mess they've got us into.
Wales is a swing country in Britain's EU referendum. So, how is the debate playing out?
Corbyn and McDonnell's vision of decentralised public ownership comes from a long and popular tradition.
There is no room for Britain’s turning away from Europe to a
fantasy mid-Atlantic or neo-Commonwealth position of the kind floated,
typically unseriously, by Boris Johnson and Michael Gove.
In a previously undocumented corner of history, research in old Soviet archives shows the extent of the USSR's interest in Ireland's Easter Rising.
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