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.
The decision to leave the EU is a disaster, but also a great opportunity for renewal Read more.
The European Union looks thoroughly rotten – until you compare it to the alternatives. Read more.
Crisis after crisis is being caused by a failed ideology. But it cannot be stopped without a coherent alternative. Read more.
Jeremy Corbyn is the only candidate who can revive the Labour Party. It’s the others who are chasing an impossible dream. Read more.
Almost all the issues worth debating are left unmentioned in this election. Read more.