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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

The job of the Opposition

A good start says Paul Teasdale, but Starmer’s Labour needs to up its game against this new populist Toryism

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

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

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

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