Nick Pearce is Professor of Public Policy & Director of the Institute for Policy Research, University of Bath.
The British system exhibits a curious mix of stasis and turbulence.
Without strong parliamentary leadership and clearer direction from Labour, a broad-based challenge to hard Brexit will be impossible.
The new wave of nationalism is a reminder of the contingent, if not cyclical, nature of history. The liberal left cannot retreat to the comforts of moral outrage.
The ghosts of when Labour was split and impotent outside local government still rattle around in the collective memory. Can new points of unity emerge under Corbyn?
Be in no doubt: the left faces a struggle for survival.
Labour and the disintegration of social democracy.
Dismissing Labour's tuition fees policy as mere populism is a mistake - there is a serious debate to be had about tuition fees
Piketty’s book Capital is being acclaimed as the most important work of political economy to be published in decades. It has certainly caught the attention of Ed Miliband’s inner circle.