A profound crisis is threatening humanity. Democratic politics is being driven out by authoritarian populism in country after country. The planet’s fragile ecosystem is under unprecedented assault as a result of profit-seeking overproduction. International conflict looms more threateningly than […]
Is neoliberalism – whereby the state promotes and facilitates the supremacy of the market in every area of society alongside tariff-free global trade – finally coming off the rails after an almost 40-year run?
Paradoxically, the most serious attack on […]
Is the alternative to Brexit simply the UK remaining a member state of the European Union? Or is there a case for a more imaginative and democratic option that could appeal to both leavers and remainers?
It’s worth asking these […]
Catalan political leaders and activists remain locked up in jail in Madrid, awaiting trial on sedition, rebellion and misuse of funds.
Carles Puigdemont, the president of Catalonia, is in Belgium fighting extradition. Catalonia’s Parliament remains closed and the region’s ministries […]
The break-up of the Tory government is more than just a crisis of a party that lost its majority, with many preferring a genuinely warm person like Jeremy Corbyn instead of a robotic prime minister.
Corbyn promised an end to […]
The 1917 Russian Revolution was driven by a theory and practice of social change that if developed can help humanity find a way forward today.
Significant political and other legacies, notably cultural, outlive both Stalinism and the restoration of capitalism […]
The Tories are playing for time, desperately trying to reorganise themselves after their harrowing election campaign.
That’s a good reason why we should step up the campaign for a fresh election and complete the unfinished business of June 8 by […]
How to shorten the life of the minority Tory government and force another election? That was the question before the Croydon Assembly, which was meeting to discuss the outcome of the June 8 […]
The unpredictable political and constitutional crisis sweeping the UK is a sure sign that we have to remake our democracy from top to bottom. Building on the social movement that all but toppled the Tories on June 8 can […]
If they demonstrate one thing above all else, the horrific terror attacks in London and Manchester are proof that policies pursued by successive governments have failed. Now it’s time to give Jeremy Corbyn’s approach a chance.
Since 2000, there have […]
You couldn’t argue with most of Labour’s manifesto drafted by Jeremy Corbyn and his team.
Abolition of tuition fees, extra resources for schools and the […]