Steve Howell

Steve Howell is a journalist and the author of Game Changer: Eight Weeks That Transformed British Politics, a book on the 2017 UK general election—during which he was an adviser to Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. He has also written two novels, Collateral Damage and Over The Line.

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer celebrates with supporters in Birmingham, England on May 4, 2024.

Local Elections in Britain Put the Labour Party’s Stance on Gaza Under the Spotlight Local Elections in Britain Put the Labour Party’s Stance on Gaza Under the Spotlight

Labour leader Keir Starmer is favored to win the UK’s general election later this year, but—as with Joe Biden—there is one word that could derail his campaign: Gaza.

May 7, 2024 / Steve Howell

Prime Minister Liz Truss looks forward wearing a hard hat and safety glasses.

British Prime Minister Liz Truss Is No Margaret Thatcher British Prime Minister Liz Truss Is No Margaret Thatcher

The Tory leader's pledge to deliver neoliberal “shock therapy” brought her own party conference to the brink of open revolt.

Oct 6, 2022 / Steve Howell

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EU Election Deadlock Is Allowing Demagogues to Flourish in Britain EU Election Deadlock Is Allowing Demagogues to Flourish in Britain

The most strident voices in the Brexit debate are making themselves heard.

May 21, 2019 / Steve Howell

Jeremy Corbyn under a red umbrella.

Democrats Should Learn From Corbyn’s 2017 Campaign Democrats Should Learn From Corbyn’s 2017 Campaign

They need to reach out to alienated voters who are sick of the neoliberal establishment if they want to prevail in 2020.

May 3, 2019 / Steve Howell

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