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James Meadway is former economic advisor to shadow chancellor John McDonnell, and is currently writing a book on Corbynomics
Rishi Sunak’s ominous talk of “viable” versus “unviable” jobs lets the free market determine who should and shouldn’t work.
We are in a new world of low growth, high costs and permanent state intervention.
Insisting on taxing the rich to pay for increased public spending now will help weaken arguments for cuts later.
In a transformed political landscape, the Treasury’s endorsement of austerity has left it marginalised.
To build a resilient economy it will not be enough to talk about public ownership and redistribution: we need to talk more about the activities we value.
A world constrained by pandemics is one in which the balance of power could shift dramatically back in favour of workers.
To promote growth and social justice, the party must revive the open and decentralising traditions of the labour movement.
The proposed agreement would allow the EU to blackmail a socialist administration — Remain is unambiguously better.
Undermining existing rights to free movement undermines the rights of the whole working class. Labour must offer a vision of an open, democratic, egalitarian Britain.