The political parties have finally woken up to the environmental crisis. But the media hasn’t
The current Labour Party has a weak instinct for power. This undermines its chances, but it reflects some rare and important traits.
If politicians genuinely respected “the people’s will”, they would let us express it between elections.
By understanding the psychological buttons they’re pressing, we can stop demagogues from destroying our democracy.
Neoliberalism has stalled, so the fanatics in government are using Brexit to revive it.
Why are so many nations now led by extravagant buffoons? Because the nature of capitalism has changed.
Our toxic political system produces toxic leaders. We should design a system that rewards kindness and honesty.
The government’s refusal to respond to our democratic emergency is one symptom of systemic political failure
Why disaster capitalists are praying for a no deal Brexit.
A world-changing experiment in London’s poorest borough shows how to break out of our disastrous spiral of alienation.
When governments abandon us, we must step up
Dark money is undermining our democracies, and it’s never darker than when channelled through lobby groups masquerading as think tanks
The little-known history of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s victory in a New York primary hints at a coming transformation in US politics
Is complex society on the brink of collapse?
Our representative democracy is scarcely worthy of the name. 21st Century politics demands a more participatory system
Here are my proposals for a new politics, designed for the 21st Century
Brexit should be halted until we know who paid for the Leave vote
This election could transform our captured, corrupted nation. The outcome, as ever, belongs to those who turn up
How dark money is subverting democracy in the UK.
Those who claim to be “conservatives” would shred the very fabric of the nation.