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Maurice Glasman, Baron Glasman is an English political theorist, academic, social commentator, and Labour life peer in the House of Lords. He is a senior lecturer in Political Theory at London Metropolitan University and Director of its Faith and Citizenship Programme.

As globalisation fractures, the West must champion internationalism in the face of China

Rather than a system based on the mutual impoverishment of workers, we must pursue one based on protection. Coronavirus exploits the underlying conditions, or co-morbidities, of our bodies. It probes our immune system and preys upon our weaknesses. It works in the same way on our economy, society and polity, targeting poorer and older people, exposing...

Labour’s Manifesto: Lost opportunities, lost possibilities

The launch of Labour’s Manifesto today only intensifies a tragic sense of missed opportunity. Instead of sailing into battle with the wind behind us in transforming our political and economic settlement in favour of workers and those most abused and neglected by the domination of the rich and the most advantaged, we have the wind against us and there is...

Leaving the European Union is the necessary goal of the Left in Britain.

Why No Deal Is the Real Deal: Brexit and the Politics of the Interregnum Brexit has returned to our politics after the months of lockdown, government confusion and societal panic. The essential point remains the same, the capacity of the state to pursue an industrial policy and change the direction of the economy in...

Brexit offers the possibility for socialists to lead a political transformation

The immediate task before us is to leave the EU and to break the constraints on democracy that it represents. THE history of the British left is one of crises that promise victory but result in domination by the right. In my lifetime I have lived through the stagflation of the ’70s, the miners’ strike in the ’80s, Black Tuesday in...

Labour Party is going to take the UK out of the European Union

The Labour peer Lord Maurice Glasman tells B4B how Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party is going to take the UK out of the European Union As the Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn and his Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell finally reveal their pro-Brexit hand Lord Maurice Glasman tells B4B why he believes the Labour party has the right leaders at the right time...

Brexit offers the possibility for socialists to lead a political transformation

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The immediate task before us is to leave the EU and to break the constraints on democracy that it represents. THE history of the British left is one of crises that promise victory but result in domination by the right. In my lifetime I have lived through the stagflation of the ’70s, the miners’ strike in the ’80s, Black Tuesday in...