An essay by Simon Wren-Lewis, Professor of Economic Policy, Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University and a Fellow of Merton College, Oxford University, which appears in the latest collection from the Resolution Foundation.
The first post-debate poll has good news for Labour. But don't get too excited.
The party is under fire for its latest round of mugs. But the problem is bigger than a bargain-basement bit of crockery.
The coalition government have no plan for Britain's railways - the only way to change their future is to change the government.
Women! British politics needs us.
Simon Hoggart and Alistair Michie's history of the Lib-Lab pact 1977-78 will feel eerily familiar to any student of the Coalition.
The SNP’s goal at Westminster is obvious. They aim to get out of England an answer they failed to get in Scotland.
An adoring crowd hung on the former First Minister’s words at a book signing last night.
Like the US housing crisis, the rise of the SNP is an ‘out-of-sample’ event. It’s unclear how forecasters should react.
The cast of Channel 4’s hit show talk politics.
The solution to our political and social problems can only be found by unleashing the creativity of the stifled 75 per cent.
Backbench anti-EU MPs like David Nuttall could hold the balance of power in the next Parliament.
On Thursday Nigel Farage kicked off Ukip’s general election campaign in surreal surroundings.
The term TERF - "trans exclusionary radical feminist" has become internet shorthand for "transphobic bigot". The odd thing is that most people hold beliefs which could see them labelled a "TERF".
Labour's response to the Greens shows a mixture of arrogance and lack of self-confidence; it needs to fight rather than flatter them.
We re-run yesterday’s unremarkable debate between Ed Miliband and young people.
The Department of Health has reported a decrease in drinking, drugs and pregnancy among teenagers - but our generation has problems of its own, writes Jess Williams.
We are now a nation torn apart (soon perhaps literally) by inequality, and the danger is Scotland is merely the beginning
On 11 August, I was asked to appear on the BBC’s Newsnight with two other transgender journalists. Hours later, they pulled out - amid a welter of accusations that I was a "violent transphobe" who does not believe in trans people's "right to exist". As a trans woman myself, is what I have to say really so unsayable?
As market and utilitarian analyses increasingly dominate our public discourse, religious voices could offer fresh insights.
A man complaining about “anti-male sexism” is the sound of a man crying about lost advantages. Huge, man-made, God-thundering advantages.
The cost of recent economic sanctions will be felt in the west, but it’s a cost we can – and should – withstand.
Mentally ill patients forced to travel hundreds of miles for treatment, forcible sectioning in order to get beds and medical students begging for greater teaching on psychiatry: we're not getting it right
Words are cheap.
London taxi drivers have protested, and are planning further protests, against apps like Uber which offer the same convenience at (they say) an illegally cheap price.
It is hard to think of an arena of UK public life where the people are so poorly represented and served on the basis of their race.
"I am not your totem, Tim. Nor do I want to be used as a vehicle to facilitate the poisoning of the pro-choice standpoint."
Julia Hobsbawm's diary.
Mr Miliband has reminded us again of his talents as a rhetorician but it is his party’s conduct in the next year that will determine whether he is rewarded with the chance to serve.
Writing from her new home in New York, Louise Mensch argues that Britain needs more politicians like Chris Christie and Arnold Schwarzenegger.