Neal Lawson is chair of the pressure group Compass and author of the book All Consuming.

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The Staggers
20 December 2012
If there is one feature, above all, which manifests itself in our public and economic lives it is this: the shift from...
The Staggers
13 December 2012
This week could mark a turning point for Labour and everyone who wants to live in a better society. On a crucial...
The Staggers
06 December 2012
Yesterday, at just about the time the Chancellor was getting to his feet to give his Autumn Statement, I met with the...
The Staggers
29 November 2012
Did you do it – by accident or design? Did you manage to buy nothing on Buy Nothing Day last Saturday? What do...
The Staggers
23 November 2012
Sitting on my commuter train on Thursday, I glanced at my fellow travelers Metro and an article headlined “...
The Staggers
19 November 2012
Coalitions don’t just have to be about government – they can be about ideas too. What is perplexing about...
The Staggers
10 November 2012
The decisive political development of the last 30 years was the shift to a financialised and globalised capitalism. It...
The Staggers
02 November 2012
I’ve just retuned from a week in the USA.  I flew into Miami just as Hurricane Sandy passed on its...
The Staggers
26 October 2012
Last Sunday, I got up early and trooped off to do a panel on "free will" at the Battle of Ideas, the big...
The Staggers
18 October 2012
Sometimes when I read the paper, the world reveals itself as if by some editorial fluke. Stories connect as the pages...
The Staggers
11 October 2012
A final nail has been bashed into the coffin of Compassionate Conservatism this week and the left should weep, not...
The Staggers
04 October 2012
Your intrepid reporter has been clocking up the miles, dear reader. First in Bristol for the Greens, then Brighton for...
The Staggers
27 September 2012
Shhhhhhhh. Quiet!! Labour is sleepwalking to the next election. Don’t wake it up. It might die of fright. Whisper...
The Staggers
19 September 2012
Dear Liberal Democrats, As your party gathers in Brighton, the end game of your amazing governing odyssey, and...
The Staggers
13 September 2012
My heart sinks with the start of the party conferences, places where nothing is decided by people who don’t...

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