Campaigning to trigger a full selection in Bermondsey & Old Southwark has shown me how ill-conceived this procedure is. We need open selection.

A Crisis With No Borders

The scale of the climate is global, but propositions on the left have largely confined themselves to the scale of the national and territoriality bounded - any Green New Deal must include free movement

Building a Socialist Media System

In advance of the TWT policy lab, what might a socialist media look like and how would it relate to other commitments to a democratised everyday life.

The Trigger Ballot in Bermondsey

Campaigning to trigger a full selection in Bermondsey & Old Southwark has shown me how ill-conceived this procedure is. We need open selection.

A Crisis With No Borders

The scale of the climate is global, but propositions on the left have largely confined themselves to the scale of the national and territoriality bounded - any Green New Deal must include free movement

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.

Corbyn, Joyce and Ulysses

What does Jeremy Corbyn's favourite novel reveal about the character of his politics?

Can Labour Resist The Economic Orthodoxy of the Bank of England?

If Labour is to really overturn the prevailing orthodoxy of the Bank of England, it may have to take bolder action to end the Bank’s independence.

The newly appointed portfolio of European Commissioners underlines how the political mainstream is singularly incapable of turning back Europe’s neo-fascist tide.

Building a Socialist Media System

In advance of the TWT policy lab, what might a socialist media look like and how would it relate to other commitments to a democratised everyday life.

Corbyn, Joyce and Ulysses

What does Jeremy Corbyn's favourite novel reveal about the character of his politics?

To Defeat the Banking Industry, We Must Back the Socialist Alternative

The challenges of the consumer banking sector is under discussed on the left. This is a problem and the continued presence of cooperatives banks today offer potential solutions we should not ignore.

Immanuel Wallerstein (1930-2019)

In memory of historian, sociologist and world-systems theorist, Immanuel Wallerstein, who passed away recently at the age of 88.

Aneurin Bevan killed my sheep: Labour and Welsh independence

The prospect of Welsh independence demonstrates how the dissolution of Britain and its rebuilding as a confederation can provide an opportunity for socialist change.

Can Labour Resist The Economic Orthodoxy of the Bank of England?

If Labour is to really overturn the prevailing orthodoxy of the Bank of England, it may have to take bolder action to end the Bank’s independence.

A Socialist Europe from Below?

The newly appointed portfolio of European Commissioners underlines how the political mainstream is singularly incapable of turning back Europe’s neo-fascist tide.

To Defeat the Banking Industry, We Must Back the Socialist Alternative

The challenges of the consumer banking sector is under discussed on the left. This is a problem and the continued presence of cooperatives banks today offer potential solutions we should not ignore.

Immanuel Wallerstein (1930-2019)

In memory of historian, sociologist and world-systems theorist, Immanuel Wallerstein, who passed away recently at the age of 88.

A Kinder, Gentler Politics? Building better discussion on the left—a New Socialist discussion at TWT

Join us at TWT 2019 to explore how we can better handle contradictions as socialists.

Refusing To Be Bought: a critical response to the Tories' education proposals

Leaked documents reveal the Tories' plans to offer teachers a massive pay rise and more power—but at what cost?

The Prentice Saga

Though a relatively forgotten figure today, renewed hostilities between Labour's left and right make the story of Reg Prentice's bitter divorce from the party newly relevant.

Aneurin Bevan killed my sheep: Labour and Welsh independence

The prospect of Welsh independence demonstrates how the dissolution of Britain and its rebuilding as a confederation can provide an opportunity for socialist change.

A Kinder, Gentler Politics? Building better discussion on the left—a New Socialist discussion at TWT

Join us at TWT 2019 to explore how we can better handle contradictions as socialists.

Refusing To Be Bought: a critical response to the Tories' education proposals

Leaked documents reveal the Tories' plans to offer teachers a massive pay rise and more power—but at what cost?

The Prentice Saga

Though a relatively forgotten figure today, renewed hostilities between Labour's left and right make the story of Reg Prentice's bitter divorce from the party newly relevant.