Neoliberalism, the left and the Crisis of the British State - book extract
In the first of two excerpts from ‘The British State: A Warning’, Chris Nineham examines how neoliberalism has shaped our state institutions
The poverty of anti-corruption politics
A politics based on anti-corruption obscures class and tends to benefit one side. It's not the left, argues Reuben Bard-Rosenberg
Trump and Farage: gruesome twosome of the resurgent right
Trump is feeding a toxic resurgence of the pinstriped populist right, argues Sean Ledwith
For a left populism - book review
Mouffe’s elaboration of a left populist strategy contains some useful insights but ultimately rests on the centrist ideology that it appears to criticise, argues Josh Newman
From fake news to fake demonstrations; the rise of the 'extreme centre'
The 'extreme centre' now presents itself as an antidote to 'populism' by taking to the streets – but that is a symptom of its increasing weakness, argues Vladimir Unkovski-Korica
Populism and polarisation in Ontario: election analysis
The Tory victory shows a missed opportunity for Ontario's labour party, but the left must organise now and fight en masse against Doug Ford's ugly party of the bosses, write activists Doug Nesbitt, Gerard Di Trolio and David Bush ('Fight for $15' campaign)
Brexit and Trump: two sides of the same coin?
The vote for Brexit and for Trump have their similarities but do not represent a lurch to the populist right argue Sean Ledwith and Adam Tomes
The populism phenomenon: fact or flawed analysis?
In an increasingly polarising Europe, Lindsey German argues that the left need to recognise the possibilities arising from the collapsing centre and get organising
What is really going on at Trump Tower and why it isn't fascism
Inappropriate use of the F-word misleads and disorientates at a time when clarity is key, warns Chris Nineham
As dangerous abroad as at home: Trump and foreign policy
We shouldn't believe that Trump's claims to isolationism will lead to a safer world, argues Lindsey German
Don't believe the hype: May is no centrist
The populism of the Tories does not signal a break with neoliberal globalisation, argues Reuben Bard-Rosenberg
Turning back Ukip - some ideas for the movement
John Westmoreland concludes his series with eight ideas for halting Ukip’s surge and rebuilding the movement
Who is Nigel Farage?
Nigel Farage should not be allowed to hijack the widespread disaffection with the Westminster elite argues John Westmorland