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...

Doreen Massey and Michael Rustin wrote this short post-election piece for an Il Manifesto special on Europe(...

23 March 2015

High in the valleys above Swansea lies the village of Onllwyn. Here, according to legend, was born St Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland. Here too was born Dai Francis, Communist, miners’ leader, member of the Gorsedd of the Bards, and the inaugural president of the Wales ...

Words cannot express our sense of loss. There is no-one who can fill the gap Stuart has left – intellectually, politically or personally. His role as a founder and co-editor of Soundings was just of one of the many projects he was involved in, but for all of us...

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