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...

Climate Change: Technology, Politics and Protest

BOB HARRISON reviews the evidence of unprecedented climate change and asks what can be done to slow global warming and mitigate its impact. The Earth’s climate is unstable. It has gone through many phases over geological time, some of which have caused major life extinctions....

The Big Problem with Taking Back Control

Is ‘taking back control’ a useful slogan for the left? BEN SALTONSTALL responds to Barry Winter’s ‘beguiling’ question, one that raised many issues the left should be considering critically in the run-up to the next general election. ...

Taking Back Control?

Can the powerful slogan of the Brexit Leave campaign be harnessed by the left? BARRY WINTER argues that it is already gaining purchase among campaigners, politicians and organisations…...

The Causes and Cures of Brexit

“The Brexit vote was the biggest single democratic revolution the UK has experienced in decades,” according to Neal Lawson of Compass, whose new report brings together more than 20 short essays…...

Debating the Future of Public Ownership

“Public ownership used to be out in the wilderness; now it’s all the rage,” claims the publicity for an event organised by the Independent Working Class Education Network to debate the future shape of the public sector....