Long Read: The Tory Crisis Didn’t Start With Liz Truss and It Won’t End With Her
by Jonas Marvin
Analysis: Italy’s Far Right Is About to Win Big As Unelected Government Falls
by Matteo Tiratelli
The Bastani Factor: How Britain Starved Ireland
Today the island of Ireland has a smaller population than it did 200 years ago. How did that happen, and what has it got to do with free market capitalism? Aaron Bastani explains how London politicians and Irish landlords exploited a crisis in the name of an ideology – in the process wrecking the lives […]
Opinion: Self-Help Culture Is a Lie – But Its Opposite Is Just As Bogus
by Daisy Schofield
Downstream: Influencers, Exploitation and Capitalism. Ash Sarkar Meets Symeon Brown
Opinion: Molly-Mae Hague Just Exposed Influencer Culture for the Thatcherite Poison It Is
by Anna Cafolla
Analysis: The Latin American Left is Ready for 2022
by Pablo Navarrete
Downstream: How the Mainstream Media Enabled Climate Denial
Aaron Bastani speaks to George Monbiot about COP26, which countries are climate change leaders and how the mainstream media enabled a culture of climate denial when it mattered most.
Downstream: If Neoliberalism Is Over, What Next?
If neoliberalism really is over then what comes after? And could this new political and economic moment, where a larger state is embraced, see a turn right rather than left? Aaron Bastani speaks to sociologist Paolo Gerbaudo about his new book, ‘The Great Recoil’, examining how ideas of protection, control and state intervention are replacing […]
Analysis: The Big State Is Back, Baby
by Paolo Gerbaudo
Opinion: Back on the Hard Road: How Stuart Hall Can Help Us Navigate Our Moment
by David Wearing
The British left is still reeling and disoriented from the election defeat of December 2019. But by comparing our current moment to Stuart Hall’s analysis of the long 1980s, we can learn some important lessons, writes David Wearing.
Analysis: Neoliberalism is Dead – and Something Even Worse is Taking Its Place
by James Meadway
Novara FM: Tomorrow Sex Will Be Good Again
Opinion: The Tories’ Levelling Up Agenda is Just Thatcherism for Towns
by Joe Duffy
Downstream: Maybe Don’t Defund the BBC? Interview With Nish Kumar
Downstream: Can Capitalism Solve Its Crises? Interview With Mariana Mazzucato
What can the Apollo Missions teach us about dealing with the major crises of the 21st century? And why are politicians so eager to dwell on caricatures of the public rather than engage in problem-solving – from climate change to housing and education? Aaron Bastani speaks to author and academic Mariana Mazzucato to find out.
The Bastani Factor: Britain Is Now Fyre Festival
During the Covid pandemic the failures of Britain’s model have become painfully clear, from 80,000 deaths to a test and trace system which isn’t good enough. The latest shambles on free school meals demonstrates that these aren’t the result of a few bad individuals, or random mistakes, but the result of forty years of privatisation […]