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
Corbyn's shadow cabinet appointment to the key NHS portfolio has already earned her NHS spurs - and will be a reminder to Hunt of his defeat by Lewisham campaigners.
Nurses forced to leave Britain, new charging systems being set up even for emergency care - Tory policies are damaging the NHS, writes John Lister in an article from the latest Keep Our NHS Public newsletter (download here).
Corbyn needs a strategy to take on the media.
Three drivers of change have the potential to disrupt
neoliberal hegemony: post-material longing, the logic of inclusive capitalism,
and the emergence of secular spirituality.
Only time will tell whether Corbyn can forge a new
social democracy capable of overturning the realpolitik of neo-liberal
By the end of 2017, the British people,
denied a voice within the EU for over four decades,
will decide whether the UK should remain…or leave. An opening salvo.
The Labour party isn't getting back in its box, and Blairite MPs won't get the careers they want from it anymore.
parts of the media are threatened by scandals of their own making, as well as coercive political challenges. This is the moment to re-think what media
Will Corbyn truly seize the ‘golden
opportunity’ of adopting an anti-corporate political stance?
A political memoir: the
correspondence between activist Claudia Jones and her partner Abhimanyu (Manu)
Manchanda casts light on racial narratives still relevant today.
Students in the UK might emulate the Quebecois strike
of 2012 in their opposition to government cuts on grants.
Political journalists have failed to predict all of the major events of the last year. They need to start asking themselves serious questions.
What is this crazy 'cut-off-your-nose to spite your face'
strategy? How can we defend let alone improve EU workers’
rights by leaving the EU?
A skewed debate on immigration has lost touch with reality and become fuel for fear, anxiety and prejudice. Never have reasoned argument and evidence been more needed.
The BBC has
published the first of four planned responses to the government Green Paper on
Charter renewal. It is full of strong analysis, ambitions for the future and
ambiguous financial forecasts.
Jeremy Corbyn has won
the race for leadership of the Labour party. But Greek and Spanish activists advise against placing too much faith in political parties.
The current government position is bad policy, bad politics and a betrayal of what is best in Britain's history of providing sanctuary to those in need.
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