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.
Support for the Tories’ agreement would harm the UK economically, geopolitically and democratically.
The party won big where it went left and where it fielded women, people of colour and, above all, people of principle.
We need a renewed critique of capitalism – but is discouraging the lifestyle of educated young people and promoting the “ethical family” really the answer?
The victory of the far-right Jair Bolsonaro demonstrates how quickly the centre can evaporate.
Authoritarian regimes that the liberal establishment assumed were client states are seeking to reset the power structure of the world.
The director of Fahrenheit 11/9 explains what Hitler and Trump have in common, and why he’s hopeful for the new wave of left-wing candidates politicised by decades of corporate greed.
Depriving fascism of its primary online platform is even more important than confronting it on the streets.
It is our generation’s wake up call.
British socialism has always been strongest when led from below - Labour's future depends on grassroots resistance.
In Paul Greengrass’s new film, the Anders Breivik trial becomes a metaphor for how the far right today is using and undermining the rule of law.