July 2018


Dare to dream of a world without borders

30 July 2018 If politics is the art of the possible, then radicalism must be the capacity to imagine new possibilities, says Gary Younge

Coming home

16 July 2018 'Home' is not a simple place. Sivamohan Valluvan and Malcolm James explore the complex relationship between nationalism, race and belonging in the beautiful game.

The deadly dangers of the ‘special relationship’

12 July 2018 The ties which bind the 'special relationship' between the UK and the US are a toxic mix of militarism and free trade. By Andrew Smith

Fining Facebook isn’t enough – we need total media reform

12 July 2018 We can either realise a world where technology serves the many, or settle for one in which data oligarchs rule unchecked. By Mathew Lawrence and Laurie Laybourn-Langton

Free trade is toxic, but Trump’s trade wars aren’t the alternative we need

10 July 2018 Dorothy Guerrero writes that hostile trade wars and American protectionism will double down on the damage done by decades of US-driven global free trade policies.

A government of property developers and landlords cannot solve the housing crisis

9 July 2018 Becka Hudson writes that the politicians charged with solving the housing crisis are in the pockets of the landlords and property developers who directly profit from it.

Revenge against the commons

8 July 2018 In France, a fight against a new airport has morphed into a defence of new ways of living. John Jordan reports from inside an ‘autonomous zone’ under attack by the state. Photographs by Penelope Thomaidi

Parasitic capitalism is killing the NHS

5 July 2018 Private companies are sucking the lifeblood out of the health service, writes Kane Shaw.

How the criminal justice system targets BAME children

4 July 2018 From stop-and-search powers to sentencing decisions, BAME youth face a criminal justice system rigged against them by structural racism. Annahita Moradi

The EU ‘migrant deal’ will ruin tens of thousands of lives

3 July 2018 Nick Dearden writes that if we’re angry with Trump-style migrant policies, we must show equal anger towards our own governments here in Europe

Let Labour members choose their MP candidates

3 July 2018 If we want a radical socialist government, it starts with democratising the party from the bottom up. Dan Gerke argues in favour of mandatory reselection.

Time for politicians to get real about the anthropocene

2 July 2018 Mathew Lawrence and Laurie Laybourn-Langton argue that we can’t afford to keep investing in a high-carbon economy when the world is on the brink of disaster