The political parties have finally woken up to the environmental crisis. But the media hasn’t Read more.
The current Labour Party has a weak instinct for power. This undermines its chances, but it reflects some rare and important traits. Read more.
If politicians genuinely respected “the people’s will”, they would let us express it between elections. Read more.
By understanding the psychological buttons they’re pressing, we can stop demagogues from destroying our democracy. Read more.
Neoliberalism has stalled, so the fanatics in government are using Brexit to revive it. Read more.
Why are so many nations now led by extravagant buffoons? Because the nature of capitalism has changed. Read more.
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.