Autumn 2002

Behind the Stars and Stripes
Gary Kent reports on the fiery arguments that have raged on the US left and right since the attacks last September on New York and Washington

The left, the war and the obligations of the oppressed
In the wake of September 11th, and opposition to the war on terrorism, Will Brown calls for the left to re-examine its knee-jerk responses to international conflict

Making the mutual state
The New Economics Foundation is influencing the government’s agenda with its ideas for mutualising the public sector. Matthew Brown spoke to NEF’s executive director, Ed Mayo

All together now
As the regeneration baton is passed from Whitehall to local authorities, Andy Hansford calls for the people of our blighted neighbourhoods to be given real control

Neighbourhood renewal and co-operative communities
Andy Hansford looks at the causes of social exclusion, and unpicks the government’s plans for neighbourhood renewal