In 1988, Marxism Today put out a list of "modern" and "new" things. Now, with the future of the left forcing us to radically rethink the "new times", the New Statesman has updated the list for 2016.
Mainstream parties are under siege from populist parties on the far left and right, while a new tide of nationalism is also sweeping Europe.
Durham’s formidable Pat Glass plopped her bag down next to the Ukip duo with the warning: “Touch that and you’re dead.”
The Smith Commission says Scotland should set its income tax: what is the politics behind this decision?
Ukip are five points behind the Tories in Thanet South with the Lib Dems just three points ahead of Labour in Sheffield Hallam.
Innovation and democracy.
The Green Party could stop Ed Miliband becoming Prime Minister.
The shadow work and pensions secretary warns those who brief against the Labour leader: "The only people it serves are our political opponents."
There is a tendency among the devoutly religious to venerate what to them seems “natural” – or God-given. But the story of religion is one of retreat in the face of science’s relentless advance.
The Commission tasked with deciding which powers to devolve to Scotland's recommendations will make life tricky for Labour.
Rather than retreating under pressure, the Labour leader has reaffirmed his faith in his political project.
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