The National Health Service is entering the longest sustained reduction in its share of national wealth for more than 60 years, almost since its inception.
Safe in Tory hands? Then why are so many health service staff desperately demoralised? asks Helen Jones
Martin Gostwick argues that old foes have many good reasons to make common cause
It will be tough but a better world really is possible
Jeremy Corbyn hammered his Tory critics – inside and outside the Labour Party – who have branded his leadership as a danger to Britain.
Let us build a kinder politics, a more caring society together.
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell told the Labour Party Conference that it is possible to reject austerity while also “living within our means”.
Louise Kamm warns that naivety, division and hand-wringing play into the hands of the Russian President
From the depths of despair to the heights of optimism
The Making Of A European President by Nereo Penalver Garcia and Julian Priestley (Palgrave Macmillan, £68)
Tessa Ransford, Kenneth Stowe, Gerry Steinberg, Bernie Passingham, Barbara Brecht-Schall
The latest official figures showed that manufacturing output is weakening. Factory output contracted by 0.8 per cent in the three-month period ending July.
Too important to lose: oh don’t stop the carnival
David Cameron’s Government is weak, duplicitous, bullying and vicious, writes Len McCluskey. And it can be defeated
As the long contest reaches its conclusion, Ian Hernon considers the task ahead
A single party is now the only workable alternative
This rallying call electrifying the Labour leadership campaign south of the border is exciting progressive forces in Scotland too, finds Martin Gostwick
Let’s seize the moment and make a momentous change
Interim Labour leader Harriet Harman marked her last attendance at the party’s National Executive Committee an ignominious farewell.
The knives are out for the surprise leadership favourite, says Ian Hernon