Articles by

James Meadway

James Meadway is a former advisor to Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell and former chief economist at the New Economics Foundation (NEF).

The Free Port Fantasy

Deregulated tax havens which suck up public resources while providing few if any new jobs: Boris Johnson's free ports would be a disaster for Britain's economy.


After decades of deindustrialisation, the next Labour government can reboot the areas left behind  - by laying foundations for a digital industrial revolution.

Against MMT

Modern Monetary Theory disorients the Left by peddling simplistic monetary solutions to complex problems of political power.