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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.
Keir Starmer’s party must finally accept that without a progressive alliance it has no route to government.
After four decades of neoliberalism, the US president’s bid to redistribute wealth to workers is a watershed moment.
If you hand your GP data over to the British state there is no guarantee that it will be protected in the future.
The post-Covid economy has given labour a chance to decisively challenge the supremacy of capital.
To prevent permanent Tory rule, Keir Starmer should follow the example of local parties and work with the Greens and the Liberal Democrats.
The former prime minister has shown a total disconnect from the impact of economic change on ordinary people.
The Labour leader’s strategy of marginalising Corbyn supporters has left him in a political no-man’s land.
The Labour leader has disowned the left but has offered nothing of substance in return.
Jon Cruddas and his allies are wrong to denounce “a workless future powered by automation” – this is the route to human liberation.
Human spirit has triumphed over the brutal logic of the market – now fans must truly take control of their clubs.