Meaningful political debate is limited within corporate-controlled social media, which is designed for rapid content consumption. Winnie Lam is a Doctoral Researcher at the Management School, University of Sheffield. Remi Edwards is a Doctoral Researcher […]
Focused on Scotland but relevant everywhere: how to convince a sceptical public that radical climate action can be good for them? Robin McAlpine is founder of the Scottish think-and-do tank Common Weal Cross-posted from Robin […]
Book review by Branko Milanović, cross-posted from his blog. The ideological history of the idea of equality (“Equality: The History of an Elusive Idea”) is an ambitious, erudite and well-written book by Darrin M. McMahon. […]
‘Independent’ central banks are really a license to run monetary policy in the interests of the wealthy without any democratic accountability. Richard Murphy is an economic justice campaigner. Professor of Accounting, Sheffield University Management School. Chartered […]
Turkey’s elections on Sunday brought incumbent Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to the cusp of another term in office. But he now faces a runoff vote, in which prodemocratic and Kurdish forces can still inflict a historic […]
A detailed account of the sharp decline in democratic freedoms in Ukraine, in ‘Jacobin’. Read the article HERE.
In Tribune magazine, Francesca Newton finds that the UK Government’s draconian anti-protest laws are being used to arrest journalists reporting on demonstrations. Read the article HERE.
‘Independent’ pay review bodies exist to disguise government responsibility for slashing wages. Read the article HERE.
The World Economic Forum in Davos is kicking-off. Thomas Fazi argues in ‘Unherd’ that it is an important mechanism for elites to shield themselves from democratic constraints. Read the article HERE.