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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.
Faced with the threat of defeat to Boris Johnson's no-deal Conservatives, the Labour leader has no excuse left for sitting on the fence.
The protests broke down important barriers among the progressive majority in Britain.
The elite of every country is increasingly out of control.
Faced with a divided and fractured establishment, Labour has become the greatest force for national stability.
“People are prepared to try everything and see how it goes”.
The government needs to be on the receiving end of an active defence of British democracy.
Britain must decide whether to strengthen Europe as a multilateral bulwark against polarisation, or see it torn apart by competing great powers.
The British public’s enduring desire for truth and decency is a problem for the new Prime Minister.
A new cabinet of the disgraced and the dysfunctional is wedded to foreign policy fantasies.
The US president is making his most overt attempt yet to mobilise votes using deep white supremacism.