While Labour's new UBI report is focused on one policy, it is also informed by long-simmering debates over the meaning, definitions and implications of ‘the commons which limit its universality.

How Labour’s common sense on Neoliberalism creates space for Nationalism

This March the Labour Party officially came out against freedom of movement. Though often empathetic, its cause is worrying deep. Reflecting its the definition of neoliberalism it critiques.

“The system needs to be fixed, not the people”: an interview with Collective Encounters Theatre

Can the arts address ordinary people’s experiences of political, social and cultural marginalisation, and redress media sensationalism of working-class lives?

The rise of N-UBIs (non-universal basic incomes) and a national-populist ‘commons’

While Labour's new UBI report is focused on one policy, it is also informed by long-simmering debates over the meaning, definitions and implications of ‘the commons which limit its universality.

How Labour’s common sense on Neoliberalism creates space for Nationalism

This March the Labour Party officially came out against freedom of movement. Though often empathetic, its cause is worrying deep. Reflecting its the definition of neoliberalism it critiques.

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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.

Cultural Labour in a City of Culture: Some Problems and Alternatives

UK arts policy has rarely paid attention to working conditions. How can a cultural "projectariat" find good quality work while also building vibrant creative scenes?

Resilience as Ideology

Resilience suggests being strong in the face of crisis. On the surface, it could be seen as a state of mind. Incorporated into the political economy of the everyday, however, it takes on an ideological form.

Universities are not just sites for the ‘marketplace of ideas’ – fighting racist and fascist ideas means they need to be challenged there as much as on the streets.

“The system needs to be fixed, not the people”: an interview with Collective Encounters Theatre

Can the arts address ordinary people’s experiences of political, social and cultural marginalisation, and redress media sensationalism of working-class lives?

Cultural Labour in a City of Culture: Some Problems and Alternatives

UK arts policy has rarely paid attention to working conditions. How can a cultural "projectariat" find good quality work while also building vibrant creative scenes?

Abolish Prisons for Children and Young People

Prison doesn’t work for children and young people. It is a failed institution. What we have to do is the exact opposite: find ways that work and are successful in helping children to feel part of society.

Emma DeSouza and Soldier F Reveal the Colonial Contempt of the UK

The British government has been unilaterally reneging on its obligations under the Good Friday Agreement, showing nothing but contempt for the citizens of its colony in the North of Ireland.

A Curse On Both Your Brexits

Both the Conservative and Labour Party have found themselves divided over Brexit, but neither calls for a People's Vote or 'Lexit' are an adequate response to an insurgent nationalism

Resilience as Ideology

Resilience suggests being strong in the face of crisis. On the surface, it could be seen as a state of mind. Incorporated into the political economy of the everyday, however, it takes on an ideological form.

45 Years On: The History and Continuing Importance of ‘No Platform’

Universities are not just sites for the ‘marketplace of ideas’ – fighting racist and fascist ideas means they need to be challenged there as much as on the streets.

Abolish Prisons for Children and Young People

Prison doesn’t work for children and young people. It is a failed institution. What we have to do is the exact opposite: find ways that work and are successful in helping children to feel part of society.

Emma DeSouza and Soldier F Reveal the Colonial Contempt of the UK

The British government has been unilaterally reneging on its obligations under the Good Friday Agreement, showing nothing but contempt for the citizens of its colony in the North of Ireland.

Outlaw Kings and Rebellion Chic

The revolutionary is everywhere in pop culture, but revolutionary politics are conspicuous by their absence - or by their vilification.

The Struggle that Lies Ahead

Ralph Miliband and the new left's analysis of the failures of the 1945 Attlee Government, allows us to predict the obstacles that would face a socialist government and offers ideas how these might be overcome.

Corbynism at a Crossroads

The infrastructure of Corbynism provides a unique opportunity to build the socialism of the future: it is imperative we take it in our hands.

A Curse On Both Your Brexits

Both the Conservative and Labour Party have found themselves divided over Brexit, but neither calls for a People's Vote or 'Lexit' are an adequate response to an insurgent nationalism

Outlaw Kings and Rebellion Chic

The revolutionary is everywhere in pop culture, but revolutionary politics are conspicuous by their absence - or by their vilification.

The Struggle that Lies Ahead

Ralph Miliband and the new left's analysis of the failures of the 1945 Attlee Government, allows us to predict the obstacles that would face a socialist government and offers ideas how these might be overcome.

Corbynism at a Crossroads

The infrastructure of Corbynism provides a unique opportunity to build the socialism of the future: it is imperative we take it in our hands.