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.
19 May 2014 11:53 AM
He gushes over Vladimir Putin, is disconcertingly sanguine over Tory philosophy and is Thatcherite in tooth and claw
04 May 2014 04:20 PM
Meanwhile, Britain retreats into splendid isolation
30 March 2014 01:41 PM
Hardly any attempts have been made by the party to reconnect with 'blue-collar' voters
21 March 2014 03:53 PM
Inaction can be just as bad as intervention
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
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 3 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 4 Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
- 5 Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees