Thomas Barker

Thomas Barker is an independent journalist and PhD student in Aesthetics and Politics. He can be reached at

The Slow Death of European Social Democracy: How Corbynism Bucked the Trend

“We Won’t Look Back to the 1970s”, or, Why Blairites Must Never be Allowed to Regain Control of Labour

Only a Mass Struggle From Below Can End the Bloodshed in Palestine

Platitudes in the Wake of London’s Terror Attack

Why Lesser Evil Voting Fuels the Growth of the Right Wing

Saving Labour From Blairism: the Dangers of Confining the Debate to Existing Members

How “Left Remain” Campaigners Abandoned the Working Class: Lesser Evilism in the EU Referendum

Post-Referendum Britain: Concerned About Your Rights? Join a Union

The London Mayoral Election: a Victory for Whom?

Would Brexit Be Good For Britain’s Health(care)?

Exit Left: the Socialist Case for Britain Leaving the EU

Tuition Fees and the Labour Right: Who to Trust in British Student Politics?

Corbyn’s Enemies Within: Working Class Heroes or Right Wing Populists?

The War for the British Labour Party: Re-selecting Socialism

The Liberal Media and the Ideology of Black Victimhood