A response to Adam Ramsay's article. Wishful thinking does nothing to address real problems.
Europe's troubles have discredited elites and fuelled the populist right. Can Labour's new leader win an argument for change from the left?
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Two Sun journalists are again on trial for allegedly making corrupt payments to a police officer in return for information and photos. Here's the context.
The UK's Green MP reviews Paul Mason's new book on the end of capitalism and what should replace it.
News International assisted the police in order to avoid prosecution themselves, the court hears.
Disgraceful attempts by The Sun to blame, 'name and shame' NHS staff for failings are designed to obscure the ideological idiocy being imposed from Westminster.
What exactly did Officer 2044 do?
There is no chance –
absolutely no chance on Earth – that Jeremy Corbyn will be Labour leader at the
2020 General Election. Here's why.
Mr Gove must restore legal aid as a vital element in a
fair justice system.
Jeremy Corbyn’s victory will revolutionise British politics – with severe ramifications for Europe.
Iannucci’s skilful defence of the BBC, defending the Corporation as it stands
falls into the trap of using the language of austerity.
Meet the neo-Malthusians
campaigning against refugees and for child benefits to be scrapped.
Political inequality and disengagement are increasing. Is a Democracy Commission part of the solution?
To complete the Northern Powerhouse we need to
invest in creativity.
Corbyn could lead a fundamental shift in Britain's foreign policy.
Tim Kelsey’s legacy to the NHS isn’t just the botched care.data project. He’s also been pushing a vision of digital salvation, that his new firm is already starting to benefit from.
but Corbyn should be very careful about the amount of women’s representation,
and at what level.
Locke’s theory of self-defence falls short in justifying drone strike killings of innocent bystanders.
criminalising squatting and begging the government is closing all the exits out
of a low-wage and rentier economy: we must resist.
What happens to a city when all the artists
Corbyn seems less inclined to buy the 'compromises' that TTIP negotiators are selling - which campaigners have labelled 'lipstick on a pig'. But will our national parliaments even get a vote?
The Scottish independence referendum was
only one part of a wider democratisation of public life.
Should assisted suicide be legalised?
Corbyn’s and Tom Watson combine forces with activists in countering the
inadequacies of the British media.
The first major speech by the new leader of Britain's Labour Party was to the Trade Union Congress.
The radical left in the UK has grown from a few tiny bubbles into a network capable of winning
the Labour leadership. To win the country, it must keep expanding.
The Corbynite portrayal of Thatcher’s ‘Fundi’ rise
to power is inexact.
The government is now purging the electoral register ahead of its boundary review, with profound implications for our democracy.
The latest crisis in
Northern Ireland looks like déjà vu
all over again. It’s not that the situation never changes but the remedy
offered by London remains stubbornly the same.
Jeremy must understand that the purpose of the Labour party is to win power, and to use that power for progressive ends. To implement anything you must be able to win a general election.
To campaign for
remaining in the EU without advancing a set of positive reforms that address
its problems, would obviously be a non-starter.
Press comments on the Continent openly betray editorial lines – impartiality on the new Labour leader has proved nigh on impossible.
In the debate about replacing the Trident nuclear system, there is space for options that link British to international experience.
The Green Paper’s proposals for children’s programming
should ring loud alarm bells – for children, parents, and for the future of the
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