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 bestselling book Postcapitalism has been translated into 16 languages. His play Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere was televised on BBC Two in 2017.
Like Enoch Powell and Margaret Thatcher before him, Boris Johnson is making racism respectable.
Remainers have just six weeks to take back control of the European agenda.
In a deglobalising world, Labour’s plan to revive domestic manufacturing is the only sensible course for Britain.
The 200,000 who marched at the Durham Miners Gala need a clear vision of post-Brexit Britain.
With a Labour government behind a Norway-style proposal, a second referendum would not be a re-run of the Tory fiasco of 2016.
The squalor - and hope - of the lives of asylum seekers has never been better portrayed.
Corbyn should commit to spending three per cent of GDP on defence and to rebuilding the armed forces for British and European security, not for wars of intervention.
Rather than pandering to right-wing nationalism and xenophobia, the political mainstream needs to start combating it.
Trump and the dangerous new era of trade and tech wars.
Faced with Brexit and Trump, Britain must forge a European alternative.