European futures

Two new books written by very different authors, from very different worlds, argue that – despite everything – the EU still offers a credible framework for the advancement of progressive political purposes if critical design flaws in the mechanisms of the eurozone can be fixed, and its economic policy can be turned from austerity towards expansion.

Radical Britain

I understand the despair with conservative Britain that has been driving the movement for independence. But British conservatism only exists because of its shadow, British radicalism, a radicalism that runs throughout British history, and that has inspired the progressive thought and political institutions that we admire elsewhere in the world, and want to emulate here.