Labour must take a tougher stance on TTIP

Ciara Dunne

It’s largely off the front pages and out of the headlines, but the secretive negotiations of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment partnership (TTIP) will change trade between the EU and the US, potentially permanently. As the general election approaches, Labour must make its position on TTIP clear. The party must insist that TTIP has to…


Our essential books of 2014: Revolution by Russell Brand

Carys Afoko

If Thomas Piketty had been born in Essex and married Katie Perry he might have written a book like Revolution. Russell Brand’s first foray into political writing is part manifesto, part memoir, part polemic and a stand out contender for political book of 2014. Roughly chronological, Revolution follows Brand’s personal political journey from a teenager…