Summer 2003

New Labour, new Democrats?
Gary Kent wonders about a little discussed aspect of Blair’s international intentions

Racisms, multiculturalisms and fascisms
Barry Winter argues for plural thinking to meet the challenges posed by the far right

“Mavis Grimett is out”: The rise of fascism in the north
Ben Turley looks at some of the social and political roots of the BNP’s success in northern and midlands towns

Towering success
Matthew Brown reports on how one London borough has helped to improve community relations

The power and purposes of the United States
William Brown explores the complex and dynamic creation which some are now referring to as a US ‘empire’