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Their history

Duncan Bowie considers previous Tory divisions and sees nothing new about nationalism and protectionism

Should Extinction Rebellion switch tracks?

Nigel Doggett on the strengths and weakness of the XR campaign

The break-up of Britain?

Paul Salveson surveys views of post-Brexit Britain

May Day Manifesto (1968)

The original draft of the manifesto was published in 1967, being revised for publication as a book by Penguin the following year. The original...

Turkish ‘Peace Operations’

Mary Southcott says Turkey’s attacks on Kurds in northern Syria need to be seen in a wider context

GE2019: An advance for Labour in Wales?

Peter Rowlands sees improved prospects for Welsh Labour, with a new leader who could complement a Corbyn government

Millions excluded from voting

Phil Pope makes the case for widening the UK franchise

The far right comes in from the cold

Andrew Coates on the ideologists guiding the far right today

GE2019: the Labour Party Election Manifesto – a radical departure

Duncan Bowie says this Labour manifesto is reassuringly clear with a credible plan for a democratic socialist Britain in the world. Let’s get behind the policies

GE2019: Corbyn vs Johnson lacked the crunch argument

A score draw is most people’s verdict says Don Flynn, while Labour needs to up its game in the final weeks of the campaign

Proof positive for Europe

Julie Ward asks why did we stay silent on the benefits of being an EU member for so long?