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Ten years of Tory austerity have wrecked the social foundations of the UK and amplified the devastation of Covid-19.
Keir Starmer needs to wind back restrictions on members and refocus on building a narrative around a new democracy and a new economy.
As widely predicted, Covid-19 is now unfolding a second deadly wave. Once again Johnson’s government has been caught asleep at the wheel
In some ways the Covid-19 pandemic has masked the realities of the challenge facing the left; in other ways, it has exposed it.
Beware the second wave: not just the threat to lives from a further spike in Covid-19, but to livelihoods from impending recession, mass unemployment and an increasingly likely ‘no deal’ Brexit.
Labour suffered a heavy defeat on 12th December. Identifying the reasons for failure to unseat a Tory government presiding over nine years of austerity will rightly occupy some time.
Any day now Jeremy Corbyn should come out with an explicit commitment from Labour to remain in the EU and campaign for that view in a general election or referendum.
We live in surreal times. It is unprecedented for a government to be defeated on its keynote policy, delivering Brexit - not once but...
Wages stagnant for the longest period since the Napoleonic wars, a flatlining economy, low productivity growth and stagnant investment. Cap this with collapsing local...