What Now for Scottish Labour?

Last December Labour returned only one MP in Scotland for the second time in three general elections and it’s been out of power in Holyrood for 13 years. The time has come for change, say DANIEL DEERY and CIAN IRELAND, or the party faces continued decline....

The NHS and UK media in the time of Covid-19

Media footage of Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor Rishi Sunak clapping for NHS workers on 26 March has become an iconic image of Britain in the time of Covid-19. But, as HANNAH HAMAD points out, the Tories have been attacking and eroding the NHS with damaging policy reform and legislation for decades....

Coronavirus: Stumbling into Crisis

Unprepared, indecisive and out of step with much of the world, the British government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic is a result of its flawed ideology, argues DAVID CONNOLLY. We can only hope the crisis creates new space for a radically different politics....

Fragile Times

DAVID CONNOLLY reflects on the fallout from December’s general election and the unnerving sense of a fast changing and precarious world. The core statistics of last month’s general election make grim reading…...

Understanding Neoliberalism

HUGO RADICE explores the social, cultural and ideological changes that have embedded neoliberalism so deeply in the daily life of our modern world. To challenge it we need to recreate a sense of common purpose and the public good, to renew our critique of capitalism as a way of life and a way of...

The Origins of Jeremy Corbyn

Jeremy Corbyn’s rise is only the latest in a long line of left-wing ‘corrections’ to a rightward drift in the Labour Party, which date from before it was even founded, argues GRAHAM TAYLOR....