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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

Government stonewalls on justice for families

Jo Goodman on growing urgency for government inquiry into Covid-19 deaths

Fig leaf replaces oven-ready

Julie Ward on an unseemly end to a near 50-year partnership

Government deepens divisions

Paul Nowak outlines a green trade union response to the threat of mass unemployment

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

Michael Rustin: For a Pluralist Socialism (1985)

At the time this book was written, Rustin was a sociology lecturer at the Polytechnic of North London. He was a contributor to New...

Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the spirit

Trevor Fisher says beware dreamers and false hopes for the future

Black curriculum needed to combat racism

Olivia Bridge says post-Brexit UK immigration rules undermine efforts to make the UK’s national curriculum more diverse

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

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

Wendy Davis on the pitfalls of pushbikes