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Paul Mason is a New Statesman contributing writer, author and film-maker. As economics editor at Newsnight, then Channel 4 News, he covered the global financial crisis, the Arab Spring, the Occupy movement and the Gaza war. His latest book is Clear Bright Future: A radical defence of the human being.
The past assumption that markets and technology will find a way to halt environmental breakdown is being openly questioned.
Rebecca Long-Bailey’s leadership campaign represents continuity with ideas and methods that failed.
Jeremy Corbyn’s replacement must forge alliances with other progressive parties and with Labour centrism.
Only a pluralist movement can counter a dangerous alliance of conservatism and authoritarian nationalism.
Even if the Conservatives win, Labour's transformation into a resistance movement and an engine for climate justice is irreversible.
The party’s essential task is to convert undecided Leavers, win back Lib Dem and Green defectors and mobilise its base.
Thirty years of market fundamentalism has weakened the West's defences against new hybrid warfare.
Broadcasters and activists should turn the strength of the Conservatives against them by fearlessly refuting their lies.
A rational panic will begin among the clear majority of voters who want to stop Brexit.
For Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg, politics is not just a game for privileged people but a catwalk on which they can display their egos.