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.
In the face of the NEC's bureaucratic elitism - and the nightmare legacy of Stalinism - the democratic and humanist left needs to be more assertive.
By promising a Norway-style deal followed by a public vote, the party can unite the country and move on.
The IPPR’s new report recognises the need for more aggressive state intervention than traditional social democrats and liberals could ever countenance.
Centrist politicians are wedded to a neoliberal economic model that has destroyed our communities and impoverished workers.
Democracy is decaying in the West because, for years, elite politicians such as Jeremy Hunt taught people that it did not matter.
Labour should promise a second Brexit referendum, make a radical devolution offer to Scotland and revitalise the shadow cabinet.
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.