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Book of the Month: George Lansbury's 'Miracle of Fleet Street'
Fri 20th Nov 2009
This month's recommended read is a passionate and intriguing account of the early life of the Daily Herald newspaper, as Matt Genner explains....
Book of the Month: Stephen Chan, 'The End of Certainty'
Fri 19th Jun 2009
Matt Genner reviews this month's recommendation....
Book of the Month - 'Thomas Paine: In Search of the Common Good'
Fri 1st May 2009
This month's recommendation is an insightful examination of the life and work of a truly exceptional figure....
The Internet: A Democratising Force or Information Overload?
Fri 3rd Apr 2009
Matt Genner examines the impact of the dot com revolution on democratic debate and political activism....
Making the Case for Equality
Fri 27th Mar 2009
Matt Genner considers a recent Equality Trust report on the societal benefits of social equality....
Book of the Month: "Beyond Bogota" by Garry Leech
Fri 13th Feb 2009
This month's recommendation is a work of great courage, insight and journalistic integrity, as Matt Genner explains....
Book of the Month: Matti Kohonen and Francine Mestrum Eds, "Tax Justice"
Fri 9th Jan 2009
In the first of our regular "Book of the Month" features, Matt Genner recommends this insightful collection of essays on economic reform....
Book Review: Frank Ackerman, "Can We Afford the Future?"
Fri 19th Dec 2008
Matt Genner on a new book which debunks the economic myths around global warming....
The Contest for the Centre
Fri 19th Sep 2008
Matt Genner on how the ongoing struggle for the political centre ground is undermining democracy....
The Contradiction of Choice from the Government
Fri 22nd Aug 2008
The Government offers us 'choice' as 'empowerment' but are they really giving us less choice as a result?...
Labour Must Endorse Living Wage Campaign to Win Back Popular Support
Fri 8th Aug 2008
Matt Genner argues that committing itself to a national living wage would help restore Labour's credentials as the mainstream party most committed to social justice. ...
Safety Initiatives are Criminalising Young People
Fri 18th Jul 2008
As a new curfew is scheme is tried out in Cornwall, Matt Genner argues that such policies will only ostracise young people and perpetuate a culture of fear and isolation....
The US Election and the Changing Face of Electoral Politics
Fri 4th Jul 2008
Matt Genner on what the 2008 primaries have told us about the nature of electoral politics in the 21st Century....
Hay Festival Raises More Questions Than Answers
Fri 6th Jun 2008
Matt Genner considers Naomi Klein's comments at this year's Hay Festival....
Brown's Failure to Pursue a Progressive Policy on Taxation is Alienating Labour's Core Support
Fri 9th May 2008
Matt Genner believes the Tories' local election success shows Gordon Brown must be bolder....
A "Partisan and Right-Skewed Press"
Fri 25th Apr 2008
Matt Genner examines the reasons behind the right-wing bias in the mainstream media....
Proposed Child DNA Database Will Increase Crime and Social Division
Fri 21st Mar 2008
Matt Genner on the latest bright idea for crime-fighting....
Brown's Taxation U-Turn Shows Labour Is In Thrall To Big Business....Again
Fri 15th Feb 2008
Labour's U-turn on non-domicile tax threatens their credibility and electoral prospects....
The Rise of PR Companies is Stifling Good Journalism
Fri 8th Feb 2008
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