The European Green Deal is a ray of hope but it faces two huge challenges: it must go global and the finances must be found.
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Labour must abandon faith in one more heave for Westminster victory and embrace a progressive alliance, including for electoral reform.
Paul Mason turns in his Social Europe column from postcapitalism to the theme of post-Brexit Britain.
Sepia images of the historical sweep via the fall of the Berlin wall to the reunification of Germany, and so of Europe, look much clearer than today’s turning point.
Amid the intractable struggle in Israel/Palestine for the moral high ground of legitimate victimhood, Europe has a historic responsibility.
Why did Labour lose so heavily in the UK? Partly it was ‘Brexit’, partly Corbyn.
The European green agenda is key to saving the planet—but it could also save an enlightenment-based multilateral order from nationalist irrationalism.
For the free-market Tory right, Brexit is a means towards a beggar-my-neighbour buccaneering adventure—not ‘future relations’ to which the EU27 can agree.
Europe’s internal fault lines over migration bedevil its capacity to act coherently on the issue on the international stage.
Confederation, the new force on the far right in Poland which broke through in the parliamentary elections, is the party of (male) privilege, not precarity.
Sheri Berman warns that, however self-evident the crisis of this neoliberal phase of capitalism may appear, it will not automatically collapse.
The European Union has been on a path-dependent trajectory since its foundation towards market-clearing. Its mission needs to be redefined as social-embedding.