Updates

How to pitch to us

At The Social Review, we want to be welcoming to new voices and hope to encourage new writers to put themselves forward. We aim to be a space that allows people to hone their skills and develop as writers. We know that the challenge of getting started can at times seem incredibly daunting, so here are our guidelines for how to pitch…

Announcement: Open Labour Hustings

The Social Review is pleased to announce that it will be an Official Media Partner for January 26th’s Open Labour Leadership Hustings. The Hustings will take place in Nottingham as part of Open Labour’s Winter Conference. As part of our coverage, members of the editorial team will be tweeting from our account (@SocReview) and write ups of the event will be featured…

Submissions Policy Announcement

In the past year, a lot has happened both with The Social Review and the political picture of the wider world. This website is now one year old, turning 2 this autumn, and we have to take stock of who we are, our weaknesses and strengths, and what we wish to achieve. The Social Review was established to be a place where…

Statement on the General Election

Thursday’s general election may well be the most consequential of our lifetimes. There are only two parties who can form the next government. Boris Johnson and his hard-right Conservative Party present a blunt, nostalgic nationalism; the Labour Party offers a possible break with what Mark Fisher once called capitalist realism. Putting aside the personalities of the two leaders – as the media…

Statement on Chris Williamson

The Social Review represents a wide range of factions within the Labour Party. Our writers and contributors are drawn from various traditions. As a result, we have never taken an editorial stance – this was a key commitment in our Mission Statement. In the case of Chris Williamson’s recent readmission to the party, the editorial team feel that this is no longer…