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Vol 26 No 3 2018

Free downloadPREVIEW 2018/4: The Future of the Irish Border

Feature // Katy Hayward

Brexit has placed the Irish border at the centre of European politics. Westminster urgently needs to wake up to its histories and complexities.

Free downloadCan Labour Break Free?

Editorial // Anthony Painter

Labour’s ‘institutional turn’ must strive to empower individuals and communities, resisting bureaucracy and paternalism.

Free downloadStreet-Level Climate Politics

Roundtable // Cllr Jon Burke, Mika Minio-Paluello

Labour currently governs most of Britain’s cities and large towns. How can it use this power to respond to the challenge of climate change?

‘No jobs on a dead planet’: The Greening of the US Labor Movement

Feature // Franziska Paul

The new paradigm of ‘energy democracy’ challenges older, ‘jobs-first’ varieties of trade unionism.

Free downloadRebuilding our Institutions: Social Security for the Future

Review essay // Nick Garland, Rachel Reeves MP

Three recent books engage with the challenges of building institutions that can deliver real social security and empower people as workers and citizens.

Public Ownership: Two Responses

Response // Cat Hobbs, Satoko Kishimoto

A discussion of Thomas Hanna’s ‘Our Common Wealth’.

Review: Tim Rogan, ‘The Moral Economists’

Review // Jon Cruddas MP

A new study of Polanyi, Tawney and Thompson shows the need for an ethical, humanist critique of capitalism.

Free downloadBig Politics, Big Organising, and Internationalism: How the Left can Win

Essay // Adam Klug, Emma Rees

The left must work together across national borders to combat the threat of the far right.

Free downloadThe Cosmopolitan Rejoinder

Roundtable // James Stafford, George Morris

Professor Mary Kaldor in conversation with James Stafford and George Morris

Turning Against China

Commentary // Andrew Small

Washington is giving up on decades of attempts to integrate China within a US-led world order.

Prevent, Muslim Identity and the Normalisation of Neoliberalism

Feature // Antonio Perra

The government’s ‘Prevent’ strategy is driven by a neoliberal conception of ‘normality’ which is individualistic, depoliticised and rigidly secular.