After Defeat

One month after Labour’s catastrophic defeat, James Butler is joined by Richard Seymour to dig into attempts to understand the loss, and how the left moves on from it. Novara Media  More...

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By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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If a Royal Couple Can’t Challenge Britain’s Sick Press, What Hope Does a Progressive Politician Have?

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced last week that they would be stepping back from their senior duties with the Royal Family. At the same time they published what they called a revised media approach befitting More...

By admin On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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We Must Not Let Centrists Use the Idea of Electability to Uphold the Status Quo

In light of Labour’s devastating defeat, it’s right to demand strategic change that makes the party capable of winning the next general election. But we must resist those who seek to use ‘electability’ More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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#ACFM: The Comedown

The #ACFM crew take stock in the wake of Labour’s defeat and the dawning of a new year. Novara Media  More...

By admin On Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
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The BBC Is… CANCELLED?

On this episode of #TyskySour Aaron Bastani is joined by writer and academic Tom Mills to examine the BBC’s coverage of the recent general election. Was it always this bad? Novara Media  More...

By admin On Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
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Labour’s Next Leader Must Be Able to Talk About Class and Climate Justice

As the Labour party gears up to choose its next leader, members will make up their minds on who to support based on different criteria and priorities related to policy, personality and ideas for running the party. More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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Labour’s Economic Plans: What Went Wrong?

There’s no false consolation here: the result was bad, it could have been worse, and if we think about what might happen in the next few years, there is at least the possibility that it will get worse at the More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019
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Learning the Lessons of Labour’s Northern Nightmare Will Take Longer Than a Weekend

In moments like this, everyone has to have a take. The unrelenting tempo of social media feeds won’t allow otherwise. Of course, people are more than entitled to air their reflections and opinions about what More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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The Centrist Delusion: ‘Middle Ground’ Politics Aren’t Moderate, They’re Dangerous

In a world of competing narratives serving competing interests, there’s always a temptation to gravitate to the political centre ground, the would-be midpoint between two apparent extremes, with its aura More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 11th, 2019
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Shut the Fridge!

On this episode of #TyskySour Aaron Bastani is joined by Bhaskar Sunkara and Ellie Mae O’hagan to discuss the days events with one sleep before #GE2019 polling day. Novara Media  More...