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Bryn Jones

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Bryn Jones is a visiting lecturer at the University of Bath and a Policy Officer for Bath CLP. hssbj@bath.ac.uk

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

Towards a just economy: no return to the 1930s

In the face of massive recession, Bryn Jones argues that a narrative for a just economy must be the new direction in a post-Covid future

‘Whatever it takes’: From corona capitalism to democratic corporatism?

The Covid-19 pandemic must be the signal for a new democratic political economy, argues Bryn Jones

Why can’t Britain cope with Covid-19?

Bryn Jones finds a catalogue of short-term failures combined with the corrosive effects of neoliberal free-marketism and ten years of austerity underline the crisis

Could corona kill off global capitalism?

Bryn Jones sees parallels between the film Parasite and the destructive subversion of globalisation by Covid-19

Johnson’s economic populism

Bryn Jones finds the Tories' adaptation to state intervention is an opportunity for a Labour counter-offensive

Can Labour control corporate power?

Bryn Jones sees limitations in Labour’s worker director model

What price a People’s Vote? 

Bryn Jones fears another referendum could lead to electoral defeat for Labour Judging by my email inbox, the...

Democratisation odyssey continues

Bryn Jones gives two cheers for McDonnell’s democracy plans, warns of Brexit implications but finds fudges on Labour internal democracy at Conference Labour’s new commitment...

Carillion crash and capitalist fairy tales

As Carillion, Capita, Virgin Trains and others hit the buffers Bryn Jones makes the case for ‘re-sourcing’ public sector outsourcing The collapse of the PFI-peddling...

All aboard: worker directors or social accountability? 

As the Tories ditch any practical steps to workplace democracy Bryn Jones surveys earlier Labour ideas, the German model and proposes some steps for Corbyn.  Are the...