James is a political journalist and editor of Left Foot Forward. He has previously written for the Observer, the Independent on Sunday, the Irish Independent, the Huffington Post, Red Pepper and Jacobin.
Britain isolated is Britain undone. When will Eurosceptics realise that the era of the nation state has ended?
12 March 2014 03:55 PM
Meaningful reform will in future only come through concerted transnational action
The left has a blind spot on Venezuela. When will it acknowledge that Chavez's socialist dream has turned into a nightmare?
19 February 2014 02:28 PM
Students are protesting against crime and government repression
28 June 2013 06:51 PM
A report calls out the left for embracing fundamentalists
11 June 2013 10:56 AM
Speeding drivers kill or seriously injure twice as many people a year as drug misuse - but the right refuses to face the problem
28 May 2013 01:33 PM
There seems to be a reluctance to admit that there are worse things in the world than the British establishment. This is hamstringing the left's response
03 May 2013 02:22 PM
The issues that will define the 2015 election are economic, where Ukip is weakest
29 April 2013 04:35 PM
Opposing class interests still exist, but Old Labour needs some fresh ideas
22 March 2013 03:16 PM
The backlash against this invasion discredited the idea of humanitarian interventions
08 March 2013 01:16 PM
'El Comandante' ruined Venezuela's economy and brushed aside human rights
08 February 2013 02:02 PM
Too often commentators do not weigh the human cost of Western inaction
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
- 1 I'm A Celebrity 2014: Jungle security stepped up after murder and 'suspicious death' near to camp
- 2 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 3 Jeremy Hunt: 'I took my children to A&E because I didn't want to wait for GP appointment'
- 4 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 5 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football