US Election latest: Trump’s coup threat

Paul Garver on voter suppression, Democratic activists taking campaigning into their own hands to win in swing states, and the need for international solidarity

Going green

Dave Toke explains how Scottish independence will boost green energy

Railways: new directions required

Paul Salveson on de facto state ownership and its problems

Building the Labour alternative

In some ways the Covid-19 pandemic has masked the realities of the challenge facing the left; in other ways, it has exposed it.

The road to an equitable and sustainable economy

Dexter Whitfield exposes the perils of privatisation underlined by the Covid-19 pandemic

Back to the future?

Glyn Ford follows the unfolding US/UK conflict with China and examines prospects for a future war

Unclear and chaotic

Becky Ross on the grim reality of the government’s homelessness response

For an economic and a green revolution

Nigel Doggett and Mike Davis spoke to Ann Pettifor about why a Green New Deal is central to our recovery

For a progressive English regionalism

Paul Salveson makes the case for a complete overhaul of UK government structures to rebalance power and decision-making currently dominated by London and the South

Johnson’s own goal

Trevor Fisher on the contradictions between policies on pubs and pitches

Democratic vitality must be at the heart of party resurgence

In a 'letter' to Keir Starmer following his first conference speech as leader, Bryn Jones questions whether the moderate character of much of the new leadership approach will trump the Tory narrative on tough times

New economy, new democracy

Mike Davis reflects on the virtual Labour conference fringe and Starmer’s speech while highlighting key ideas for a future without the Tories

A Track and Trace plan to more deaths

A top-down, over-centralised government Track and Trace system is failing poorer communities, reports Puru Miah

Stuart Hall – a theorist for Black Lives Matter

As anti-racist struggles mount world wide, Don Flynn considers the legacy of a pioneer

Democracy – it’s what Labour is about

Sandy Martin says electoral reform is at the heart of the democratic revolution we need

Women in coronavirus firing line

Alice Arkwright sees a roll-back of gender equality in Covid-19 crisis

Domestic violence during Covid-19

Sabia Kamali reports on the rise in abuse against women during coronavirus and the Sisters Forum support initiative