September 2019


Why we’ve joined the global climate strike

22 September 2019 Landry Ninteretse and Ian Rivera share perspectives from Kenya and the Philippines and call for universal energy systems that are clean and renewable, public and decentralised

The radical potential of the Corbyn project

20 September 2019 Even worse than failing to win office would be winning it while unprepared for the realities of government. Christine Berry considers what Labour needs to do to avoid the fate of Syriza in Greece

The World Transformed 2019

The World Transformed, FYI

20 September 2019 Red Pepper’s picks of The World Transformed festival, in Brighton from 21-24 September

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Take part in building a people’s manifesto for the movement

16 September 2019 Winning elections is not enough. To transform society we need to involve the people in policy making, argue Kerem Dikerdem and Annie Quick

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This is how we build a National Education Service in the UK

15 September 2019 Chloe Tomlinson lays out the battle lines for a more egalitarian, democratic and holistic education system. Essential reading ahead of The World Transformed education sessions

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Nurses say: Patients’ rights have no borders

13 September 2019 As a US-friendly no-deal Brexit inches closer, Bonnie Castillo of National Nurses United explains why US nurses have joined the fight against NHS privatisation. Recommended reading ahead of The World Transformed health sessions

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Film review: Bait and switch

12 September 2019 Alex McDonald reviews new British film Bait, a socially engaged drama that uses lyricism to devastating effect.

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The crisis of Conservatism

6 September 2019 The Conservative Party is in a process of ideological decline or even disintegration, argue James Butler and Richard Seymour.

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It’s time the UK had real democracy

5 September 2019 Under the UK’s constitutional monarchy, we are subjects not citizens. Rewriting the constitution should be an urgent priority for a Labour government, argues Hilary Wainwright