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 distinctive dancer and 2005 Celebrity Big Brother winner has joined the battle to become MP for Salford & Eccles. Does he have what it takes to become an MP?
The party is under fire for its latest round of mugs. But the problem is bigger than a bargain-basement bit of crockery.
Attitudes north of the border are almost identical to attitudes in the rest of the UK
5 things we learned from the Prime Minister's sit-down with the Times
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.
All our politicians accept that the NHS must change; and none of them are being straight with the voters about it.
The Labour party launched its campaign today: what did we find out?
The Labour leader reprised the positive message of his 2013 conference speech: "Britain can do better than this" as he launched his party's general election campaign.
It's time to end the great lettings agent swindle.
As Cameron and Miliband went not-quite-head-to-head, we spotted a few lines you might have missed that it's worth remembering.
Forget immigration or the European Union: transport is the way to fight Nigel Farage
The Labour leader easily exceeded expectations and eroded the PM's advantage on leadership.
What we learned from the debates: David Cameron erred in avoiding a head-to-head; Ed Miliband is the new Dirk Kuyt and Jeremy Paxman's still got it.
From the grubby attempt to oust the Speaker, to Afzal Amin and Grant Shapps, the Conservatives are in no state to address the country's problems.
The Business Secretary calls the visa rules being applied to the expert academic on UK-China relations “damaging”.
The government has been asleep at the wheel. Labour will protect people’s hard-earned retirement savings from scams and fraudsters
In ignoring the injustice of bad bailing procedures and instead recommending anonymity for rape suspects, MPs are promoting the fallacy that a man accused of rape is a victim in the same way as a woman who has been raped.
"When the strong help the weak it makes us all stronger."
The SNP’s goal at Westminster is obvious. They aim to get out of England an answer they failed to get in Scotland.
Charles Walker, Chair of the Procedure Committee, delivered the most memorable speech of an hour-long debate to oust Speaker Bercow.
Whether its healthcare, education or housing, the establishment parties remain silent on the real reason for the crisis: neoliberalism.
Tory and Lib Dem MPs lost an attempt to vote through a change to Speaker election rules that would have been used to unseat Bercow.
Jeremy Clarkson wasn't fired because of the PC brigade or the leftie BBC. You're not allowed to hit people - end of story.
James Nickerson meets Alan Sked, the man who created Ukip.
Shadow chancellor rules out tax rise after Miliband's refusal to do so at PMQs.
Venezuela has gone from the Left's great hope to a scene of despair. We must speak out, or be discredited.