A genuinely democratic system that is open to popular knowledge is an essential part of defining our lived social spaces

Care, Not Car Parks

Labour's promise of free parking at hospitals has been criticised as a waste of resources—resources that should be going to care. But we don't have to choose between the two.

The British Left and Contested Memories of Peterloo

In contrast to the enormous condescension of conservative commentators, the left has tried in various ways to keep the memory of the Peterloo massacre alive.

Labour and the Planning System: Lessons from Fracking

A genuinely democratic system that is open to popular knowledge is an essential part of defining our lived social spaces

Care, Not Car Parks

Labour's promise of free parking at hospitals has been criticised as a waste of resources—resources that should be going to care. But we don't have to choose between the two.

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.

On Peterloo, poetry, and the politics of protest history

History disproves the idea that political awareness, activism and culture are beyond the grasp of ‘ordinary’ people.

Why Bolsonaro Won: Beyond the Clichés

If mind-stopping clichés of violence and corruption do not correspond with voting patterns or Bolsonaro’s governmental plan, why did he win the election? It was not a free or fair process.

Radical media reform is an absolute necessity. But redressing the imbalances in our media unavoidably requires prolonged and bitter political struggle.

The British Left and Contested Memories of Peterloo

In contrast to the enormous condescension of conservative commentators, the left has tried in various ways to keep the memory of the Peterloo massacre alive.

On Peterloo, poetry, and the politics of protest history

History disproves the idea that political awareness, activism and culture are beyond the grasp of ‘ordinary’ people.

Tech Workers' Inquiry at The World Transformed

Organising the tech industry may be difficult, but it’s crucial for challenging capitalism. A transcript of the Tech Workers Coalition session at TWT 2018.

Brazil's Elections, Fascism and the Public Education System

Public education and critical thought are under threat, as Bolsonaro and his supporters have declared war on 'Marxist indoctrination', the legacy of Paulo Freire and 'Gender ideology'

Mistaking Technology for Capitalism and Capitalism for Technology

Technology is not merely bundles of wires, silicon, and touchscreens; it is a way of systematised thinking that emulates capitalism.

Why Bolsonaro Won: Beyond the Clichés

If mind-stopping clichés of violence and corruption do not correspond with voting patterns or Bolsonaro’s governmental plan, why did he win the election? It was not a free or fair process.

The Left and the Media, Then and Now

Radical media reform is an absolute necessity. But redressing the imbalances in our media unavoidably requires prolonged and bitter political struggle.

Tech Workers' Inquiry at The World Transformed

Organising the tech industry may be difficult, but it’s crucial for challenging capitalism. A transcript of the Tech Workers Coalition session at TWT 2018.

Brazil's Elections, Fascism and the Public Education System

Public education and critical thought are under threat, as Bolsonaro and his supporters have declared war on 'Marxist indoctrination', the legacy of Paulo Freire and 'Gender ideology'

Rhetoric, Responsibility, & the Problem of the Political: Some thoughts after reading Andrew O’Hagan on Grenfell Tower

Andrew O’Hagan’s ‘The Tower’ is neither radical or neutral, but a symptom of a middle-class journalism that upholds and supports the given political order through its dishonest claims of objectivity

International interests and the destruction of Brazilian Democracy

It's vital to US geopolitical interests and the interests of the international capital committed to exploiting Brazil's natural resources, that Bolsonaro wins the election

Questions for the organisers of the People’s Vote campaign

The people's vote campaign need to clarify key questions of tactics, aims, logistics and strategy.

Mistaking Technology for Capitalism and Capitalism for Technology

Technology is not merely bundles of wires, silicon, and touchscreens; it is a way of systematised thinking that emulates capitalism.

Rhetoric, Responsibility, & the Problem of the Political: Some thoughts after reading Andrew O’Hagan on Grenfell Tower

Andrew O’Hagan’s ‘The Tower’ is neither radical or neutral, but a symptom of a middle-class journalism that upholds and supports the given political order through its dishonest claims of objectivity

International interests and the destruction of Brazilian Democracy

It's vital to US geopolitical interests and the interests of the international capital committed to exploiting Brazil's natural resources, that Bolsonaro wins the election

Questions for the organisers of the People’s Vote campaign

The people's vote campaign need to clarify key questions of tactics, aims, logistics and strategy.