Josh White / 08 Apr 2024

The Coming Britain

Austerity Without Neoliberalism

Keir Starmer may be the luckiest Labour leader in history. Thanks to fourteen years of Tory misrule, he looks set to become PM.(...)

Basilio Korman / 07 Jul 2023

Twilight of a Populist

The End of Silvio Berlusconi

It’s often written that Silvio Berlusconi’s political fortunes lasted almost thirty years, from 1994 to his death in 2023. But this is not true.(...)

John Foster / 16 Dec 2022

Fantasy Island

Free Market: The History of an Idea, by Jacob Soll

It’s as though the 1980s never happened. For many Gen Xers like me, until the 2008 financial crisis, the free market was the only game in town.(...)

Josh White / 18 Jul 2022

Last Days of Neoliberalism

London 2012 Nostalgia

Take the Overground to Hackney Wick. Get off there and walk into the nearby maze of decay and graffiti. Believe it or not, this is not far from the regeneration hub of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.(...)

Josh White / 04 Jul 2022

Enemies Within

The Press vs. the Workers

Not everyone can handle TV appearances, least of all on live TV shows. No one expected RMT leader Mick Lynch to do so well in televised clashes with broadcast journalists.(...)