Towards a Luxury Goods Tax

Replacing VAT with a Luxury Goods Tax would be popular, progressive and part of a move towards decommodification of basic consumption goods.

Tiny Wars and Special Cases: Remembering Local Struggle

Rescuing the memory of past working-class struggles, like Telford's 'Cinderloo', can kindle political commitment for the present and future.

Drifting rightward: the left and the Labour Party

Three lessons from history about labour movements drifting to the right, and how we can guard against it.

A Spatial Economy for the Many?

Britain's dramatic and unique spatial challenges demand radical answers. The Preston model offers one potential solution for matching both democratic and economic challenges.

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.

Towards a Luxury Goods Tax

Replacing VAT with a Luxury Goods Tax would be popular, progressive and part of a move towards decommodification of basic consumption goods.

Tiny Wars and Special Cases: Remembering Local Struggle

Rescuing the memory of past working-class struggles, like Telford's 'Cinderloo', can kindle political commitment for the present and future.

Drifting rightward: the left and the Labour Party

Three lessons from history about labour movements drifting to the right, and how we can guard against it.

A Spatial Economy for the Many?

Britain's dramatic and unique spatial challenges demand radical answers. The Preston model offers one potential solution for matching both democratic and economic challenges.

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.