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Focus on actions not personalities

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

Trump defeated – but Trumpism rages on

While Trump plots, Democrat Joe Biden looks set to take over in the White House. How did the Democrats win the poll and how influential will the socialist left be? Paul Garver on the takeaways from the US elections

Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the spirit

Trevor Fisher says beware dreamers and false hopes for the future

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

Wendy Davis on the pitfalls of pushbikes

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

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

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

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

75 years of questions for Labour

The 2019 defeat underlines why Labour needs to move on from the flawed 20th Century Fabian political model, says Trevor Fisher

Hit the banks to save our climate!

Tim Root on getting the climate crisis up the agenda by targeting banks