06 September 2012
It is, of course, reshuffle week. To be honest, I don’t care much about who is up and who is down. Not only is...
30 August 2012
"There is a storm coming." It’s the last line from the first Terminator film. It’s a quote...
19 June 2012
Labour needs to open up, not close in.
20 February 2012
Deep within a filing cabinet, I keep a copy of the 1998 Marxism Today special that just said "Wrong" on a...
11 February 2012
Deep within a filling cabinet I keep a copy of the 1998 Marxism Today special that just said "Wrong" on a...
11 May 2011
What is Labour's political purpose and strategy? The fault lines are now becoming clear: to go it alone, or build a...
25 March 2011
Wake up, Labour
10 June 2010
An end to tribalism
29 April 2010
Uniting the left
25 March 2010
Anthony Barnett's article reminded me of that old Socialist Workers Party slogan, "Neither Washington nor Moscow,...
11 June 2009
A new socialism
28 August 2008
The end of every summer marks a moment of potential political renewal. Pundits and commentators urge leaders to...
12 June 2008
As the new Labour project comes to a shuddering halt, attempts by the Blairites to revive it throw into stark relief...
07 February 2008
The government wants doctors' surgeries open more often and for longer. It has invested in the service and paid GPs...
03 January 2008
The government has gone at least two weeks without a disaster. If the froth is settling, what is the actual story as...