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Can Labour reach beyond the metropolitan elite?

Rushanara Ali MP

The result of the 2015 general election saw Labour retreat to the cities. We racked up our worst performance in terms of share of the vote. We lost seats, or failed to gain our targets, in towns, in suburbs, in rural areas, and in coastal towns, from Bolton to Southampton, from Gower to Morley &…

Islamic Art

Support system

Shaista Aziz

The left needs to stop lecturing British Muslim women, writes Shaista Aziz Post-Brexit, hate crime has soared. But while the political discourse around austerity, immigration and the refugee crisis has created an environment where growing numbers of people seem to feel they can be openly racist, it’s important to be clear: racism never went away….

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Socialism for a rainy day

Tom Daniels

Self-taxation in the age of Brexit In the wake of the election of Donald Trump in November, American liberal advocacy groups and charities saw a surge in donations. Planned Parenthood, which was vilified by all the candidates for the Republican nomination, received almost 80,000 contributions in the three days following Trump’s victory. In the past…