New legislation recently adopted in Scotland could spell the end of the Thatcherite consensus on buses south of the border as well.

Make No Mistake: Ukraine’s New President Is Not an Actor

Despite much media fanfare abroad to the contrary, Volodymyr Zelenskyi is not just a humble comedian, nor a political outsider, and his rise to power was far from improbable.

There's More to Life than This! An argument for joy, against economism.

Technocratic policy fixes and sci-fi fantasies won’t save us—ecological collapse calls us to rethink our attitudes to extraction, exploitation, and interconnection.

Reclaiming Our Buses: Following Scotland’s Example

New legislation recently adopted in Scotland could spell the end of the Thatcherite consensus on buses south of the border as well.

Make No Mistake: Ukraine’s New President Is Not an Actor

Despite much media fanfare abroad to the contrary, Volodymyr Zelenskyi is not just a humble comedian, nor a political outsider, and his rise to power was far from improbable.

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.

Coal is the past: time to plan for the future.

Appeals to a fantasy past won't save us. We need to imagine—and plan for—a better, greener future.

Ideological Predictive Modelling

The statistical model is undervalued as a machine with features which can subdued, like any other machine, to intentions. This piece explores capitals focus on predictive modelling as a disciplinary tool.

The left topped the polls at the recent elections in Barcelona, but if they cannot find common ground and work together it will be a grave betrayal of their voters.

There's More to Life than This! An argument for joy, against economism.

Technocratic policy fixes and sci-fi fantasies won’t save us—ecological collapse calls us to rethink our attitudes to extraction, exploitation, and interconnection.

Coal is the past: time to plan for the future.

Appeals to a fantasy past won't save us. We need to imagine—and plan for—a better, greener future.

Freedom and Movement: Radical Music vs. the Hostile Environment.

Radical music, like radical politics, can energise and mobilise us towards collective liberation—but physical and conceptual borders are threatening this potential.

Britannia Waives the Rules

With Labour's attempts at securing a Brexit compromise apparently dead, there are no easy answers for Jeremy Corbyn in deciding what to do next.

"A Robert Byron of the Left"? An Interview with Owen Hatherley

Owen Hatherley discusses "The Adventures of Owen Hatherley in the Post-Soviet Space" and Tribune magazine.

Ideological Predictive Modelling

The statistical model is undervalued as a machine with features which can subdued, like any other machine, to intentions. This piece explores capitals focus on predictive modelling as a disciplinary tool.

Barcelona Chose The Left At The Polls. Now It’s Up To The Left To Choose Barcelona.

The left topped the polls at the recent elections in Barcelona, but if they cannot find common ground and work together it will be a grave betrayal of their voters.

Freedom and Movement: Radical Music vs. the Hostile Environment.

Radical music, like radical politics, can energise and mobilise us towards collective liberation—but physical and conceptual borders are threatening this potential.

Britannia Waives the Rules

With Labour's attempts at securing a Brexit compromise apparently dead, there are no easy answers for Jeremy Corbyn in deciding what to do next.

End the Oppression of Pedagogy! Why Southampton Transformed matters.

For political education to work, it must connect theory to what is local, material, and concrete. Southampton Transformed is one of a number of regional events aiming to do this.

From Cuts, to Resistance, to Where?: The State and non-State Actors in the Strategy of Disabled People Against Cuts

Drawing on work by disabled activists, this piece analyses Disabled People Against Cuts strategy as a liberatory organisation of disabled people rather than a mere component of a broader anti-austerity groups

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.

"A Robert Byron of the Left"? An Interview with Owen Hatherley

Owen Hatherley discusses "The Adventures of Owen Hatherley in the Post-Soviet Space" and Tribune magazine.

End the Oppression of Pedagogy! Why Southampton Transformed matters.

For political education to work, it must connect theory to what is local, material, and concrete. Southampton Transformed is one of a number of regional events aiming to do this.

From Cuts, to Resistance, to Where?: The State and non-State Actors in the Strategy of Disabled People Against Cuts

Drawing on work by disabled activists, this piece analyses Disabled People Against Cuts strategy as a liberatory organisation of disabled people rather than a mere component of a broader anti-austerity groups

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.