Politics is realigning along open vs. closed boundaries – Labour must decide whether it wants to deny the progress of history, or to own the future

Politics is realigning along open vs. closed boundaries – Labour must decide whether it wants to deny the progress of history, or to own the future

Across the world, reactionary forces are on the march. In America, Donald Trump is intent on closing US borders to history’s latest ‘other’ – Muslims. Meanwhile, the UK is now embarking on a ‘hard Brexit’, putting as much political...

Automation and the future of the Labour Party

In his most recent, marathon blog on Leave’s victory in last year’s referendum, Dominic Cummings makes the well-worn, but oft forgotten point that moments like our decision to leave the EU are by their nature over-determined, the product of a confluence of...

The homeownership crisis is at the top of the political agenda. How can Labour achieve the same for homelessness?

On Saturday the Labour Party in Croydon held the first in a series of policy forums to shape the manifesto on which we will defend our council majority next year. As we navigate a housing crisis on the Conservative Housing and Planning Minister’s doorstep, we invited...