Decent left

Why Social Justice Warriors are losing

12 November 2014 17:46

What has happened to social justice warriors recently? Every campaign seems to fail, the latest being a cack-handed attempt to…

The Leveson Test – separating the ‘Decent Left’ from ‘the Idiots’

22 October 2013 14:18

If the Leveson Inquiry does nothing else, then it has at least provided a useful guide to the British Left…

Miliband is not yet the man to build the ‘good society’

7 January 2011 13:45

Neal Lawson¹s Comment is Free blog-post/essay/manifesto on the ‘good society‘ is causing a flurry of interest in Labour circles. The…

A New Dawn for the "Decent" Left?

29 March 2010 10:24

Readers of The Bright Stuff may be interested in the launch of Arguing the World, a new blog from Dissent,…

The pessimism of the left

19 December 2009 21:16

Like David, I’m a fan of Polly Toynbee. Every compass needle needs a butt end, after all. She is 180…

What Next for the "Decent" Left?

21 September 2009 22:51

Earlier this month I was asked to address an audience about what future there might be for the “decent left”.…