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Mike Davis is editor of Chartist.

Britain’s unfinished democratic revolution

Chartist’s 2020 AGM, held in early December, was subtitled ‘For a new democracy, for a new economy’. Mike Davis spoke on the democratic part of "democratic socialism". This is a slightly reworked version of his talk

Focus on actions not personalities

Misplaced responses from old and new leaders hamper Party efforts to tackle antisemitism, says Mike Davis

New economy, new democracy

Mike Davis reflects on the virtual Labour conference fringe and Starmer’s speech while highlighting key ideas for a future without the Tories

Test, trace, isolate, treat and build solidarity

Mike Davis finds the government playing catch-up with its pronouncements in the face of a devastating virus

Chartist 300 UP

Mike Davis, editor, on Chartist past, present and future

Labour beware false optimism

Labour squeezed through the middle of two Brexit parties to win the Peterborough by-election, but the European elections tell a different story, says Mike...

Million march for putting it to the people 

It’s time for Labour to create time for a public vote and prepare for elections to win in Europe, writes Mike Davis In one of...

Approaching B-Day

As we approach Brexit-Day Mike Davis says Labour needs to both embrace its public vote commitment and ensure reform and remain becomes the beating...

Martin Rowson reads ‘The Iron Mash of Anarchy’

Chartist's cartoonist, Martin Rowson, reads 'The Iron Mash of Anarchy' at Bookmarks bookshop: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GAJ3DkOSr20]      

Chartist Editor’s Report 2018

Political context & Brexit Blues Brexit continues to dominate the domestic political agenda. This is the fundamental issue of a generation and probably the most...

Mike Davis on a message for May

We said it would be Tory own goals (Chartist 286, ‘Corbyn in Downing Street?’) and a steady consistent, straight-talking narrative from Labour that could...