ISSUE 1380

Let’s rebuild democracy

Happy birthday to us!

In this special edition to mark our 28th birthday we are looking to the future, revealing plans for Lord Bird’s Future Generations Bill that could finally dismantle poverty. It’s a pioneering plan to make sure politics learns the lessons of the past.

The Bill will be steered through the Commons by Green MP Caroline Lucas, and she is in charge of a democratic takeover of the magazine. She interviews Greek financial guru Yanis Varoufakis about the past, present and future of democracy. There are also pieces from the former Lord Mayor of Sheffield, now Green MEP, Magid Magid and social activist Naomi Klein.

As a special birthday treat to readers, we are offering hundreds of free tickets to a preview screening of Ken Loach’s acclaimed new film ‘Sorry We Missed You’. Details on how to get tickets in the magazine.

Also inside…

  • He killed it in Queen. This week’s Letter To My Younger Self is legendary guitar hero Brian May
  • The 1982 film Blade Runner was set in November 2019. A leading AI expert writes about whether real science has caught up with science fiction
  • This week’s My Pitch vendor is Terry in South London
  • Plus: Is a full English breakfast the way to shed pounds?

Plus, even more!

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