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October 7, 2019

In a situation where damage to our social and political fabric has now become even more of a threat than the actual issue which has divided the country for too many years, the question of “damage limitation” becomes paramount. But making a profoundly important decision...

March 22, 2019

The Labour Party has been a party wedded to fighting for the truth since its birth, even when
both are unpopular. From its foundation it has always been internationalist, even when
patriotic fervour ruled the day. The founders from Kier Hardie to Ramsay MacDonald all
s...

January 21, 2019

 To promote internationalist and progressive democratic possibilities, it is essential that the campaign to stay in the EU becomes European not solely British. If Europe is our project then it is time to make it a transnational one, that confronts issues of bigotry, hu...

December 29, 2018

I want to share an idea: organizing a mass political spectacle - one celebrating Europe beyond frontiers - along the whole of the Irish N/S border: forming, however briefly, a human chain from the Atlantic Ocean near Derry to the Irish Sea, North of Dublin.

I am advised...

July 4, 2018

Routledge are to republish my book - An Infantile Disorder? The Crisis And Decline Of The New Left - later this year to mark the 50th anniversary of the events 0f 1968. It will be on sale worldwide.

September 16, 2017

Nigel Young will be in the US from 18th October (Florida) to 27th November (San Francisco), and is willing to give a presentation: “Blocking out Catastrophe” using images of denial and empowerment in facing the ongoing nuclear crises. This is an illustrated talk and is...

April 19, 2017

This Brown Bag Lunch features Dr. Nigel Young, Editor of the Oxford International Encyclopedia of World Peace, and will explore the implication for memory work in the US and other parts of the globe and will also look at how it integrates with peace and conflict resear...

April 13, 2017

Zoe Williams is absolutely right (10 April) about the progressive role of public protest in political life. But one of the most iconic of modern marches – Aldermaston – has still not had noticeable policy effects after 60 years, even though its goal is still a no-brain...

February 9, 2017

Can America make American railways great again?

From Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump, people have talked infrastructure. There’s no doubt America has the skills to design a state of the art high speed city-to- city North American system that can eventually reach up to 50...

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