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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

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

Unclear and chaotic

Becky Ross on the grim reality of the government’s homelessness response

For an economic and a green revolution

Nigel Doggett and Mike Davis spoke to Ann Pettifor about why a Green New Deal is central to our recovery

Building on Black Lives movement

With Joe Biden choosing Kamala Harris as the first Black American female running mate, Paul Garver looks at the prospects for the Democrats and democratic socialists in the November elections

Alarm bells

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed government incompetence and crony capitalism, says Prem Sikka

Starmer and the left – technocracy is the enemy

Tom Miller says Labour’s leader needs to find a new way to unity

Labour Party factionalism – drop it or lose the next election

Peter Kenyon surveys the shitstorms breaking out within the party

Uproar in schools

Dave Lister looks at the rolling disaster that is the government’s schools and exams policy

School curriculum – a multicultural past

Former teachers Dave Lister and Mike Davis reflect on different times