A useful input into the current debate on the EU referendum might be to consider what Britain could contribute to Europe if it was more fully engaged in its policy-making. This might include an alternative view of leadership to the current German one, and a much more...

Five years of stringent austerity politics culminating in the Greek debacle last summer have spread growing despair across the left about the present direction of the European Union. The inability to respond collectively and in a humanitarian fashion to the mounting refugee crisis during 2015...

15 March 2016
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As the current issue of Soundings was going to press, we received the terrible news that Doreen Massey, our great friend and fellow editor had died, on 11 March. It was a devastating shock to us all. We could not have imagined, even for...

This is an edited extract from the introduction to Our Europe not Theirs.

 

We are now facing a referendum on EU membership because the Tory party feared the external threat of UKIP...

Since David Bowie’s death on 10 January 2016, much ink has been spilt on assessing his legacies and his position in popular culture. Even more tears have been spilt, but the complex reasons for this grief have been harder to express. The mean-spirited views of...

The recent Soundings conference in Glasgow – After Neoliberalism: Scotland and Alternative Political Imaginations, 12 December 2015, Kinning Park Complex, Glasgow – provided a forum for debate and discussion about neoliberalism and alternative futures that reflected on...

Compass recently published a paper, The Osborne Supremacy by Ken Spours. Its purpose is to reframe Labour and the left’s post-election strategy by...

Guest blog by Doreen Massey, Emeritus Professor of Geography at the Open University, founding editor of Soundings and editor of After Neoliberalism? The Kilburn Manifesto...

9 September 2015

Like many of my friends and colleagues I am a fully paid up member of the Groucho Marxist tendency. I would never join a political party that would have me as a member. Until now. Because like tens of thousands of others I have now paid my three quid to register to vote in the election for a new...

In the first of a New Formations occasional series of short interventions, Lynne Segal reflects on how people in Israel Palestine find ways of continuing to...

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