Anthony Painter is a political writer, commentator and researcher. His new book Left Without A Future? is published by Arcadia Books in November.
Once derided as a utopian unicorn, Finnish trials of basic income suggest the policy has real-world potential.
Londoners are more likely than the national average to be mentally ill, sleeping rough, out of work, living in poverty despite being in work, living in poor housing or facing lower life expectancy.
Ed Miliband is constantly talking about immigration; he just isn't making a strong enough case.