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We need a new ‘New Labour’

Let me begin this by saying, Labour cannot win an election this decade if they maintain leadership on the traditional Left wing of the party; they must move back towards the centre of the spectrum if they wish to have electoral success. Four...

Should architects work for repressive regimes?

Bjarke Ingels is one of the most famous and most celebrated architects of today, producing distinctive contemporary buildings focused on utilising space and light in novel ways. Over the last fifteen years the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), has grown...

The quiet radicalism of ‘they’

As 31st December ushered in the arrival of a new decade, an inevitable onslaught of think-pieces and ‘best of’ lists have dominated media channels seeking to analyse the 2010s and locate some sense of zeitgeist in a culture that feels evermore...

Transport spending in our ever dis-United Kingdom

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, has come out by criticising leaked potential delays to HS2, claiming that “It’s the same old story. London and the South gets whatever it wants, and it’s all about penny-pinching in the...

It’s pragmatic to be progressive

The common argument for Joe Biden is that out of all the Democrats running for President, he holds a unique position in his ability to deny Donald Trump four more years in the White House. Many voters might prefer alternative, potentially more...

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