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.
I would rather live with Jeremy Corbyn’s gentle dithering than Theresa May’s brutal efficiency
Why would Scotland wish to be tethered to the political wasteland south of the border?
Digital technologies could be used to destroy democracy, or to save it.
This is how to stop demagogues and extremists: rebuild community.
Our democracies are broken, debased and distrusted. Here are some ideas for restoring them.
In the first of a series of columns about possible solutions, I explore how commons could transform society and the distribution of wealth
Why is there a worldwide revolt against politics as usual? Because corporate globalisation has crushed democratic choice.
Donald Trump’s staff are drawn from an opaque network of corporate-funded thinktanks and fake grassroots campaigns
How a ruthless network of super-rich ideologues killed choice and destroyed people’s faith in politics
Donald Trump is not an outlier, but the distillation of our dominant values
Democracy cannot work as it is meant to; human nature does not allow it.