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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.
It is nearly always working class resistance that stimulates technological innovation.
Mainstream conservatism has lost its ideological defences against the far right.
The party must commit to a Remain and Transform project for Europe and fight the culture war that has arrived in the UK.
Corbyn is right that only Labour can unite Leave and Remain constituencies – but the question is on what?
Activists report people registered as Labour members who say they will vote Green. One of them was a Labour councillor.
The UK faces a choice: align with the US, or strengthen Europe. Without deciding, it will continue stumbling into problems like the Huawei ban.
The two biggest threats to Labour victory are Scottish independence and Change UK.
Rather than triangulating with pro-Remain parties or Lexiteers, Labour should fight the European elections on a platform for optimistic EU reform.
The assumption that Western civilisation is permanent was always an illusion.
Its MPs need to communicate in emotive language that is as powerful as that used by YouTubers and right-wing insurgents