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Planning the final assault

07 Dec 2017

The introduction of ‘accountable care organisations’ could be the beginning of the end for the NHS, writes James Linney

Three scenarios to ponder

07 Dec 2017

The left must expect the unexpected after the next general election. Peter Manson reports

Negotiations end in chaos

07 Dec 2017

Even if Theresa May manages to strong-arm Brexit negotiations to their next phase, there is a long way to go. Paul Demarty asks if she has the staying power

It is a ‘binary choice’

30 Nov 2017

Working class independence and nationalism are two conflicting outlooks, writes Peter Manson

May on the brink

16 Nov 2017

As the resignations and scandals pile up, Paul Demarty wonders how long this dysfunctional government can last

Spooks and a Corbyn government

26 Oct 2017

Neither the secret state nor the armed forces have undergone any kind of fundamental change, warns Jack Conrad. They remain a clear and present danger

Hanging on by a thread

12 Oct 2017

While Theresa May has just about survived the Conservative Party conference, worse challenges lie ahead, reckons Paul Demarty

Dedicated staff soldier on

28 Sep 2017

The fight to save the NHS goes hand in hand with the fight to transform Labour, writes James Linney

California über alles

28 Sep 2017

Uber’s troubles in London are indicative of the brittleness of the Silicon Valley tech elite, argues Paul Demarty

Poisoned fudge

28 Sep 2017

Mike Macnair explains why NEC concessions to the JLM will only serve to whet the right’s appetite

Humpty Dumpty and ‘anti-Semitism’

21 Sep 2017

The Jewish Labour Movement claims its rule change has been adopted by the Labour Party NEC, Kat Gugino, of Labour Party Marxists, begs to differ

Boris’s cunning plan

21 Sep 2017

Foreign secretary will never be good enough for Boris Johnson, reckons Paul Demarty - but the top job is hardly guaranteed

Strange battle lines

14 Sep 2017

David Sherrief says that the Tories are acting against the interests of big capital. Expect compromises and gruelling late-night sittings

Our lady of the tabloids

31 Aug 2017

Twenty years on, Britain is still not over the death of Diana Spencer. Paul Demarty investigates the cult of the ‘people’s princess’

Not a commodity

10 Aug 2017

The growing trend towards rationing treatment is a disgrace, writes James Linney