August 2020


Lower league football needs democratic ownership, not a salary cap

12 August 2020 It is only through fundamental reform of how clubs are owned, bought, and sold that we can begin to return football to the fans argues Jonty Leibowitz

The World Transformed is back – and it’s never been needed more

10 August 2020 #TWT20 is officially open for registration. Hope Worsdale writes about why it's returning as a digital-first, month-long festival this September

Debt cancellation is vital for global recovery

9 August 2020 Cancelling debt for poor countries is desperately needed to shore up public health systems, social protections and address global structural inequality writes Claudia Webbe MP

The Rise of Comedian Politicians

6 August 2020 As more and more comedians find success in the political arena, Rhian Jones lists some of the most prominent examples of satirists turned statesmen

Kashmir’s new domicile law: the next step in the dispossession of a people

5 August 2020 One year on from India’s annexation of Kashmir, Mirza Saaib Bég explores how a new domicile law is strengthening the occupation

Bedding Down in the Shadows of Belfast’s Bonfires

4 August 2020 The bonfires of Belfast have a raw relevance. Pádraig Ó Meiscill reflects on an annual controversy.

Woke Jokes

1 August 2020 There’s nothing radical – or funny – about right-wing comedy, says Jake Laverde