Category: politics

What We Are

Democracy cannot work as it is meant to; human nature does not allow it. Read more.

Soul Traders

If we saw it anywhere else, we would recognise our political funding system as utterly corrupt Read more.

Labour Savers

The Labour Party can survive, but only if it’s prepared to form an alliance with other parties Read more.

Roots in the Rubble

The decision to leave the EU is a disaster, but also a great opportunity for renewal Read more.

Money’s Reach

The European Union looks thoroughly rotten – until you compare it to the alternatives. Read more.

The Zombie Doctrine

Crisis after crisis is being caused by a failed ideology. But it cannot be stopped without a coherent alternative. Read more.

The Same Hymn Sheet

What the secular left could learn from evangelical Christianity. Read more.

Curator of the Future

Jeremy Corbyn is the only candidate who can revive the Labour Party. It’s the others who are chasing an impossible dream. Read more.

Ground Control

There’s a great future for left-wing politics – built from the bottom up Read more.

Code of Silence

Almost all the issues worth debating are left unmentioned in this election. Read more.

The Longest Till Receipt in History

Just when hope and courage are called for, Labour promises bean-counting Read more.

The Lamps Are Coming On All Over Europe

With the sudden collapse of the neoliberal consensus, it’s time to ditch tactical voting and start choosing what we want. Read more.

There Is An Alternative

The great political question of our age is what to do about corporate power. It’s time we answered it. Read more.

“Cleansing the Stock”

How our governments now talk about human beings. Read more.

Remote Control

How the media shafted the people of Scotland. Read more.

England the Brave

The rest of the UK doesn’t need to be rescued by Scottish votes: independence could inspire transformation everywhere Read more.

Someone Else’s Story

Scots voting no to independence would be an astonishing act of self-harm Read more.

Bone China Tea Party

Get ready for a radical rightwing insurgency that could be stirring within the Conservative Party. Read more.

The Values Ratchet

How to ensure that nations slide ever further into selfishness, and ever further to the right. Read more.

Land of Impunity

Politicians and government contractors now seem to be able to get away with almost anything. Read more.