The United Kingdom is poised to elect a socialist, anti-war pro-palestinian activist to head the party that took that country into Iraq–we look at why, and what it means. Plus: some deep political history from the UK, when we discuss the history of the commons, with Peter Linebaugh.
- DD Guttenplan, writes for The Nation from its London Bureau
- Peter Linebaugh is a professor of history at the University of Toledo, and the author of Stop, Thief! The Commons, Enclosures, and Resistance.