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Transport – going nowhere fast

Nigel Doggett on government rhetoric supplanting serious action

Traditional values in a modern setting

Ann Black on developing a policy programme and a snappy slogan to scotch the Tories

Time up for rigged Northern Ireland state

In the 100th anniversary year of Ireland’s partition, John Palmer surveys the conflicts in the gerrymandered state and looks at prospects for a united Ireland and a rump UK

Rebuilding for biodiversity

In Buxton, Mark Cocker spoke to local councillors Madeline Hall, Rachael Quinn and Keith Savage about how we rethink the future of brownfield redevelopment

The secret state and us

Richard Chessum on being a victim of government spy cops

Tories caught out on schools catch-up

Dave Lister on how penny pinching provoked the resignation of top government commissar

Demise of Empire State Britain

Gerry Hassan with eleven takes on the SNP, Labour, independence and the problem of the British state

Labour winning in Wales

Peter Rowlands gets behind the success of Mark Drakeford’s Welsh Labour

Bristol One City

Can local leadership advance post Covid-19 social justice? Marvin Rees and Robin Hambleton draw lessons from the experiences of local people delivering the Bristol One City Approach

Getting beyond the fragments – again

Don Flynn dissects two important contributions on Labour’s future

On the side of democracy

Tory voter suppression versus democracy - Labour needs to take a leap of faith, says Mary Southcott