As Brexit promises fade, no good options on the trade deal table

Nick Dearden on Johnson’s embrace of the ‘shock doctrine’

Government in fantasy land on climate crisis

Boris Johnson plans to slash energy efficiency spending to pay for small nuclear power and hydrogen, writes Dave Toke

Debt myths

Dennis Leech says Labour has to ditch the pursuit of balanced budgets or become irrelevant

Deepening divisions and levelling down

As widely predicted, Covid-19 is now unfolding a second deadly wave. Once again Johnson’s government has been caught asleep at the wheel

Debt myths

Dennis Leech says Labour has to ditch the pursuit of balanced budgets or become irrelevant

Greek Golden Dawn fascists jailed

Josephine Grahl on an historic victory against Greek neo-Nazis

For a caring economy

Hana Abid reports on an innovative prospectus for a gender-equal economy rejecting a focus on growth

The myth of the money markets

As the pandemic underlines the failure of neoliberalism, Richard Murphy argues the left should embrace Modern Monetary Theory and an alternative debt-financed New Deal

Focus on actions not personalities

Misplaced responses from old and new leaders hamper Party efforts to tackle antisemitism, says Mike Davis

Trump defeated – but Trumpism rages on

While Trump plots, Democrat Joe Biden looks set to take over in the White House. How did the Democrats win the poll and how influential will the socialist left be? Paul Garver on the takeaways from the US elections

Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the spirit

Trevor Fisher says beware dreamers and false hopes for the future

Carry on cycling – but don’t ignore those who can’t

Wendy Davis on the pitfalls of pushbikes

Apartheid – from fact to thriller

‘London Recruit’ Bob Newland reviews 50 years of Peter Hain's anti-Apartheid activism

Hugo’s there?

Patrick Mulcahy on a 21st century Les Miserables

Going green

Dave Toke explains how Scottish independence will boost green energy

Facing oblivion

Simon Tait reports on the dire prospects for the arts in a time of Covid