Our toxic political system produces toxic leaders. We should design a system that rewards kindness and honesty. Read more.
The government’s refusal to respond to our democratic emergency is one symptom of systemic political failure Read more.
A world-changing experiment in London’s poorest borough shows how to break out of our disastrous spiral of alienation. Read more.
Dark money is undermining our democracies, and it’s never darker than when channelled through lobby groups masquerading as think tanks Read more.
The little-known history of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in a New York primary hints at a coming transformation in US politics Read more.
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.