Editorial // Hugh Pemberton, Mark Wickham Jones
Close analysis of the nominations for Labour’s leader and deputy reveals a parliamentary party fracturing along sharper ideological lines than were evident in 2010.
Roundtable // Ivor Crewe, Jon Cruddas, Marc Stears, Gregg McClymont, Emily Robinson
Initial reflections on the election campaign, the result, Ed Miliband’s leadership, and Labour’s future direction.
Why equality matters
Essay // Daniel Stedman Jones
The egalitarian achievements of twentieth-century social democracy have withered in the face of the neo-liberal onslaught. They must be argued for again and again.
Rediscovering Rosa Luxemburg
Essay // Bill Blackwater
In the light of post-crisis developments in the political economy of financialisation, credit, and the money supply, Rosa Luxemburg’s critique of capitalism deserves to be looked at afresh.
Review essay // William Davies
Neo-liberalism aims to transform all spheres of human life in ways that render them amenable to economic calculation.