To much fanfare internationally, Alexis Tsipras recently announced that austerity is 'officially' over in Greece. But far from a Greek tragedy, the story of SYRIZA is one of opportunism and political cowardice

Balancing the books: the controversy over Labour’s macroeconomic policy commitments

The fiscal credibility rule appears to make a concession to 'sound finance', but has been defended as anything but. Can this position reflect wider understandings of progressive macroeconomics?

Is Corbynism Dead in the Water?

New proposals for Labour leadership nominations thresholds and reselection of MPs risk setting the entire Corbyn project back.

SYRIZA: A Cautionary Tale

To much fanfare internationally, Alexis Tsipras recently announced that austerity is 'officially' over in Greece. But far from a Greek tragedy, the story of SYRIZA is one of opportunism and political cowardice

Balancing the books: the controversy over Labour’s macroeconomic policy commitments

The fiscal credibility rule appears to make a concession to 'sound finance', but has been defended as anything but. Can this position reflect wider understandings of progressive macroeconomics?

Robust intellectual discussion and intransigent rabble rousing.
An independent source of left thought based in the UK.

Robust intellectual discussion and intransigent rabble rousing.
An independent source of left thought based in the UK.

The Constitutional Turn: Liberty and the Cooperative State

An ambitious policy agenda for change is taking shape on the left in both Britain and the United States. But so far the structure of the state has not featured prominently in proposals for reform.

Socialist Internationalism: Beyond the Manifesto on Foreign Policy

Labour’s goal should be to transition the UK out of its post-imperial phase of militarism and support for US hegemony, and into a new foreign policy paradigm of socialist internationalism.

The reading for our Eco-Corbynism reading group at The World Transformed

Is Corbynism Dead in the Water?

New proposals for Labour leadership nominations thresholds and reselection of MPs risk setting the entire Corbyn project back.

The Constitutional Turn: Liberty and the Cooperative State

An ambitious policy agenda for change is taking shape on the left in both Britain and the United States. But so far the structure of the state has not featured prominently in proposals for reform.

Tackling the platforms: on IPPR's Digital Commonwealth report

Top-down regulation, bottom-up resistance, or some combination of the two? A response to IPPR's new report on technology platforms

Democratising British journalism: a response to Jeremy Corbyn’s Alternative MacTaggart Lecture

Jeremy Corbyn's media reform speech was a good start, but flawed - it severely underestimated the scale of the media crisis.

Beyond tuition fees: Democratising higher education

The amount of debt each graduate holds has increased at a nauseous pace, but focussing on the image of the debt-burdened student hides what else is happening to our universities.

Socialist Internationalism: Beyond the Manifesto on Foreign Policy

Labour’s goal should be to transition the UK out of its post-imperial phase of militarism and support for US hegemony, and into a new foreign policy paradigm of socialist internationalism.

Eco-Corbynism Reading

The reading for our Eco-Corbynism reading group at The World Transformed

Tackling the platforms: on IPPR's Digital Commonwealth report

Top-down regulation, bottom-up resistance, or some combination of the two? A response to IPPR's new report on technology platforms

Democratising British journalism: a response to Jeremy Corbyn’s Alternative MacTaggart Lecture

Jeremy Corbyn's media reform speech was a good start, but flawed - it severely underestimated the scale of the media crisis.

What Should a 21st Century Socialist Housing Policy Look Like?

Labour's 2017 manifesto was timid on housing but, globally, there are examples that could form the beginnings of a 21st century housing programme

Samir Amin (1931-2018)

A tribute to the life and thought of Samir Amin. Communist, champion of the Global South and trailblazer of dependency theory

We need a state-owned platform for the modern internet

It’s time to take the internet back from the American megacorps. But how should a nationalised version of the international internet look?

Beyond tuition fees: Democratising higher education

The amount of debt each graduate holds has increased at a nauseous pace, but focussing on the image of the debt-burdened student hides what else is happening to our universities.

What Should a 21st Century Socialist Housing Policy Look Like?

Labour's 2017 manifesto was timid on housing but, globally, there are examples that could form the beginnings of a 21st century housing programme

Samir Amin (1931-2018)

A tribute to the life and thought of Samir Amin. Communist, champion of the Global South and trailblazer of dependency theory

We need a state-owned platform for the modern internet

It’s time to take the internet back from the American megacorps. But how should a nationalised version of the international internet look?