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Will the North rise again?

The anthem of the (non-existent) Northern liberation front would be The Fall’s splendid The North Will Rise Again, penned back in the 80s by Mark...

It’s crunch time for local Labour

Tom Miller on holes in the dented shield  Local government is looking increasingly threadbare in the face of austerity. The trend adopted by ‘localist’ Conservatives has been to cut and...

Stakeholder Boards are the key to industrial renaissance

Prem Sikka finds Hammond’s industrial strategy an empty wish list

Brexitology – a challenge for voters and Corbyn

Peter Kenyon explores the mysteries of Britain's application to leave the European Union as the Tories prepare for the next round of talks My formative...

Brexit – Tories skate on ever thinner ice

John Palmer on a deal that buys time for divided Tories but a formula that cannot be delivered. Labour should ready itself for a new...

Sexual Harassment, #MeToo and Feminism

Mica Nava on why women are saying no more loudly and widely now and the long wave of attrition against male sexual abuse.

2018 Chartist prospectus – challenges and opportunities

Don Flynn sees challenges and opportunities for the left in abundance over the next 12 months. He seeks to make...