Both Conservative and Labour MPs regard a contest next year as the solution to their problems.
In all of the new left's urgent, bottom-up energy, the danger is cacophony and not symphony. A new form of political organisation is needed.
Too many of us have learned to measure our democratic impact in retweets and Facebook Likes, or at best, marches. None of this is democracy.
Politically, the choice is presented as static and binary: austerity or infrastructure spending. What we really need is bold thinking about the type of economy we want.
How long will Labour be content to walk by on the other side, and leave others to determine our country’s future?
To change the country we must first change ourselves, creating a political culture that is much more open, capable of hearing alternative points of view and welcoming of challenge.
Both sides in the leadership election are speaking a language the voters it needs barely understand, says John Denham.
The New Statesman New Times podcast special, espisode one.
The digital revolution has had two profound effects on how power is distributed – both of which squeeze the state's power.
Jeremy Corbyn has promised to "wipe the slate clean" after weeks of Labour infighting.
The Emirates stadium is now like those Belgravia mansions that lie empty. So ungrateful, those Arsenal fans.
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