SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT

Why democracy remains a key issue for Labour

Joining the dots on Labour and unions

Maria Exall says positive proposals for workers agreed at Conference need joined up politics to work

A social guarantee for adult social care

Maeve Cohen says market-driven care services must go, while highlighting a local alternative model

No one safe until all safe

Nick Dearden says Britain must follow US in agreeing a patent waiver

Tory failures – Labour opportunity

In the midst of the fallout from Covid and Brexit, the opinion polls remain firmly in the Tories’ favour. Why?

Government plans won’t fix broken social care system

Georgia Sangster explains why social care needs a universalist long term settlement

Labour: get strategic on combatting inequalities

Duncan Bowie on levelling up, strategic planning and local government reform

Make misogyny a hate crime

In the wake of the brutal murders of Sarah Everard and Sabina Nessa, Sabia Kamali calls for safe spaces and effective action against racism and sexism

Democracy moves stalled at Conference

Mary Southcott reviews progress and tasks facing new democracy movement as Unite rejects the current system

Hitting out beyond the ‘set’ boundary: racism and cricket

Azeem Rafiq’s courageous testimony on his experiences of racism in the British game has ignited fresh examination of institutional racism, but will it lead to real change?, asks Puru Miah

Winter Hill – Britain’s biggest ‘mass trespass’

Paul Salveson celebrates a victory for right to roam

Electric cars and heat pumps show way

Dave Toke explains how the energy transition will be much cheaper than the climate sceptics claim

Unlocking Labour

Stuart Hill on the unfinished business of Charter 88

Climate activism is learning

Abel Harvie-Clark says if you think youth strikes went away, think again