There is little evidence that workfare increases the likelihood of finding work, says False Economy. It can even reduce employment chances.
Liberal Conspiracy's Dave Osler highlights some precedents for Len McCluskey's threat to disrupt the Olympics.
The Telegraph's Daniel Knowles explains why further quantitative easing won't cause an enormous burst of inflation.
Nothing has replaced New Labour, says Peter Goddard at Labour Uncut. Where there was once a clear brand, understood by the public, there is now a vacuum.
Paul Krugman says that all of the Republican candidates' deficit plans -- except for Ron Paul's -- would lead to higher deficits than Obama's plan.