All Together Now

This is how to stop demagogues and extremists: rebuild community. Read more.

All About That Base

Our democracies are broken, debased and distrusted. Here are some ideas for restoring them. Read more.

The Fortifying Commons

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.

The Golden Arches Theory of Decline

Why is there a worldwide revolt against politics as usual? Because corporate globalisation has crushed democratic choice. Read more.

The Misinformation Machine

Donald Trump’s staff are drawn from an opaque network of corporate-funded thinktanks and fake grassroots campaigns Read more.

The Deep History Behind Trump’s Rise

How a ruthless network of super-rich ideologues killed choice and destroyed people’s faith in politics Read more.

The Man in the Mirror

Donald Trump is not an outlier, but the distillation of our dominant values Read more.

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.