Adam Ramsay,

Adam Ramsay

United Kingdom

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Recent articles by Adam:

The Global North caused the climate crisis. Now is the time to pay its dues

Climate finance involves funding from the Global North to the Global South to support the transition to a low carbon economy. → Read More

COP26: How the UK started the climate crisis

COP26 – will be a fight over different possible futures, a battle between social movements and entrenched power;....between reality and spin → Read More

The Pandora Papers show the true face of global Britain

Through its network of tax havens, the UK is the fulcrum of a system that benefits the rich and powerful → Read More

By crushing party democracy, Labour may sign its own death warrant

The Labour Right hopes that giving power back to MPs will prevent any future shift to the Left. But Britain needs more radicalism, not less → Read More

‘I lost my candidacy because I’m trans’: English Green Party member Kathryn Bristow

‘I’ve been deemed a risk to the party’s reputation for being transgender,’ Bristow tells openDemocracy in an exclusive interview → Read More

Siân Berry on transphobia in the Green Party: ‘We have a problem to solve’

Exclusive: Days after quitting as Green co-leader, Berry talks to openDemocracy about the rifts in her party and the need to be ‘actively anti-transphobic’ → Read More

The Lib Dem victory in Chesham and Amersham is a disaster for Starmer

If Ed Davey’s party can so easily knock a dent in the blue wall, then why can’t Labour? → Read More

Is Boris Johnson the raucous clan chieftain that feudal Britain deserves?

In a country where land ownership pays more than work, it’s no wonder that corruption slides off the back of rulers pumping up the property bubble → Read More

Calls for Shell to apologise for ‘fuelling Nazi war machine’

A new book reveals the extent to which the oil company played a key role in Hitler’s war effort → Read More

‘It’s time for change’: Green seeds are ready to sprout in local elections

As the rest of the opposition crumbles, the party traditionally on the fringe has become a viable alternative that serves post-pandemic needs → Read More

Police arrested non-violent Palestine activists under terror legislation

Members of Palestine Action were questioned under counter-terror legislation for deploying non-violent tactics used by peace movements → Read More

Douglas Ross under fire for ‘prejudicial’ Traveller comments unearthed by openDemocracy

The Scottish Tory leader faces backlash from Travellers and human rights activists after being accused of ‘divisive language’ in TV leaders debate → Read More

‘I’m a Yemeni trans man and my family want to kill me’

Yahyia Al-Zindani had to flee his homeland in fear of his life but continues to do all he can to support Yemen’s trans community → Read More

It’s time to break up Britain

As the UK’s inequalities become impossible to ignore, we must confront our demons and leave this elitist, absurd state behind for good. → Read More

What did you miss while you were following the US elections?

Civil war broke out in Ethiopia, the French government doubled down on Islamophobia and Tanzania returned to ‘de-facto one party rule,’ say openDemocracy editors around the world. → Read More

Bob Peoples: ‘We need change in the whole democratic system’

A legend of the Appalachian Trail calls on his generation to hand over power. → Read More

Behind Trump’s lies is a hard truth about the US

And under Biden’s truths is a lie. → Read More

‘Queer Eye’, Jordan Peterson and the battle for depressed men

Progressives need to learn from the Netflix show’s battles against toxic masculinity. And the Fab Five need to recruit a trade union organiser. → Read More

Deloitte gets another huge COVID contract – for ‘crazy’ plan to test millions each day

Operation Moonshot could be the biggest NHS privatisation in history, and civil servants are shaking their heads in disbelief. → Read More

Why does England vote Tory?

Progressives will never dominate English politics without confronting Churchillism. → Read More