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Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, Mick Moran, Karel Williams
This article focuses on the problems of worsening regional inequalities and the problems of ex-industrial regions, mainly in the UK but with some reference to the broader West European experience.
Jonathan Rutherford, Sally Davison
The issue opens with a discussion between Douglas Alexander and Gerry Hassan, in which they tease out some of the more interesting questions that lie behind what Gerry calls the loud voices and self importance of each camp in the battle between unionism and independence in Scotland.
Gerry Hassan, Douglas Alexander
Can there be a politics that embraces both equality and identity? A conversation between Douglas Alexander and Gerry Hassan. Douglas to Gerry: Before we get to where we’re going, I think it makes sense to be clear where we come from ...
Sarah Baker, Clare Coatman, David Floyd, Ben Little, Shiv Malik
A roundtable discussion with Sarah E. Baker, Clare Coatman, David Floyd, Ben Little and Shiv Malik on generational politics.
Both right and left of British politics are in needof a 'grand idea'. Stuart Hall examines the dangers on both sides of the political spectrum: the possibility of a new grand idea from the farright, and the lack of one - so far - on the left.