End of the road for social housing?
22 February 2016
Bob Colenutt looks at the disastrous consequences of the Housing and Planning Bill, which if passed will be the most significant change in the history of social housing
Field day for developers
30 August 2011
Opposing the deregulation of planning could unite strange bedfellows says Bob Colenutt
Local government fighting back?
18 February 2011
Bob Colenutt on the reaction of local government to the cuts, and the influence of the May council elections.
The new politics of community action
7 May 2010
Bob Colenutt assesses the Tory conversion to community politics and finds echoes of New Labour's early espousal of communitarianism against the state. What has happened to the radicalism of community politics? Here he urges a critical return to the ideas of radical thinkers and activists such as Saul Alinsky and Paolo Freire, who were clear that power had to be fought for and taken