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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

HS2: the scheme that nobody really wants

Paul Salveson offers thoughts on the announcement on HS2, the Integrated Rail Plan and more U-turns

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

New Worlds for Old: Chartist Manifesto (2006)

This manifesto was published in Chartist November/December 2006 Socialism for the Twenty-First Century 1. Capitalism is still the dominant global economic system. Laissez faire capitalism only...

Labour Conference – a sad spectacle of disunity

With Labour still languishing in the polls, Peter Kenyon reports on leadership failures to heal divisions

Beyond face-saving greenwash

It wasn’t meant to be like this: Nigel Doggett reports on failure to secure international commitments

Climate activism is learning

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

Tories on a victory march?

Labour must prepare for an early general election by opening candidate selection now, writes Trevor Fisher

Tory failures – Labour opportunity

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