Our representative democracy is scarcely worthy of the name. 21st Century politics demands a more participatory system Read more.
Here are my proposals for a new politics, designed for the 21st Century Read more.
This election could transform our captured, corrupted nation. The outcome, as ever, belongs to those who turn up Read more.
Those who claim to be “conservatives” would shred the very fabric of the nation. Read more.
I would rather live with Jeremy Corbyn’s gentle dithering than Theresa May’s brutal efficiency Read more.
Why would Scotland wish to be tethered to the political wasteland south of the border? Read more.
Digital technologies could be used to destroy democracy, or to save it. Read more.
Our democracies are broken, debased and distrusted. Here are some ideas for restoring them. Read more.
In the first of a series of columns about possible solutions, I explore how commons could transform society and the distribution of wealth Read more.
Why is there a worldwide revolt against politics as usual? Because corporate globalisation has crushed democratic choice. Read more.
Donald Trump’s staff are drawn from an opaque network of corporate-funded thinktanks and fake grassroots campaigns Read more.
How a ruthless network of super-rich ideologues killed choice and destroyed people’s faith in politics Read more.
Donald Trump is not an outlier, but the distillation of our dominant values Read more.
If we saw it anywhere else, we would recognise our political funding system as utterly corrupt Read more.
The Labour Party can survive, but only if it’s prepared to form an alliance with other parties Read more.