The myth of the academic "anti-fascist industry"
By Matthew Goodwin - 14 October 10:35

Contrary to Daniel Hannan, the study of why some people continue to support the far-right is not driven by a leftist conspiratorial agenda.

Osborne's Chinese visa move shows Tory contradictions on immigration
By George Eaton - 14 October 8:48

While trumpeting greater immigration as an economic good in the case of China, ministers are strangling it elsewhere.

Labour stances on welfare and free schools prove it wasn't "the Blairites" holding Miliband hostage
By George Eaton - 13 October 10:16

The left wrongly assumed that the replacement of Liam Byrne and Stephen Twigg would mean a change in policy.

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The Immigration Bill is a triumph of symbolism over substance
By Alex Glennie - 12 October 9:56

The coalition's reductive focus on numbers and ever-tighter restrictions will not create the fair and effective migration system that it says it wants.

Is predistribution or redistribution the best way forward?
By Stewart Lansley - 11 October 13:35

Economies built around poverty wages and huge corporate surpluses are unsustainable. Relying on extra redistribution will not provide the correction needed.

While the Tories stand up for the energy companies, Labour stands up to them
By Owen Smith - 10 October 18:29

Our pledge to freeze energy prices isn't a "gimmick" to customers being squeezed by corporate profiteers.

Osborne reveals the true aim of Help to Buy: to inflate house prices
By George Eaton - 10 October 13:31

"Hopefully we will get a little housing boom and everyone will be happy as property values go up," the Chancellor reportedly told the cabinet.

Cameron must speak up over Sri Lanka's human rights abuses
By Kerry McCarthy - 10 October 11:56

Ahead of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, the PM must show leadership and prevent the regime from presenting an airbrushed image to the world.

Theresa May refuses to "quantify" cost of "health tourism" as she panders to immigration fears
By George Eaton - 10 October 8:52

The Home Secretary glossed over the fact that "health tourism" costs just 0.01% of the NHS budget.

Labour "making decision" over whether to back HS2 next spring
By George Eaton - 09 October 17:40

New shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh says "we are in the process of making that decision" when asked if Labour will support the High Speed 2 bill.

Has Clegg sent Norman Baker to stop the return of the Snooper's Charter?
By Richard Morris - 09 October 16:55

It looks like the Deputy PM may have known that the security services were about to make another play to bring the Communications Data Bill back.

Farage hits back at Kinnock over EU referendum warning to Labour
By George Eaton - 09 October 16:10

UKIP leader denounces "this washed up politician" after he declares that Labour must "absolutely not" support a referendum on EU membership.

Neil Kinnock interview: Labour must "absolutely not" support an EU referendum
By George Eaton - 09 October 14:39

As Ed Miliband comes under pressure to promise a referendum, the former Labour leader warns that the dangers of an in/out vote are "massive".

PMQs review: Cameron is still struggling to respond to Miliband's price freeze
By George Eaton - 09 October 13:14

The PM variously dismissed the policy as "a gimmick", as "left-wing" and "socialist" and as unnecessary when he is taking action: he needs to settle on an attack line.

The Tories' cost of living offensive starts with a whimper
By George Eaton - 09 October 10:06

The pledge to cap rail fare increases at 6% is unlikely to impress commuters who have suffered 11 years of above-inflation rises.

The "go home" vans haven't been banned
By George Eaton - 09 October 8:19

Provided that it corrects the misleading claim "106 arrests last week in your area", the government is free to continue to use the "go home" slogan.

Labour's new frontbench team: the full list
By George Eaton - 08 October 18:20

Who's who in Miliband's new shadow ministerial line-up.

Miliband's challenge: can you freeze energy bills and cut carbon at the same time?
By Damian Kahya - 08 October 17:24

The Labour leader may need to move some of the cost of energy efficiency schemes from consumer bills to taxation.

Labour sends Cameron another warning over HS2
By George Eaton - 08 October 15:08

New shadow transport secretary Mary Creagh echoes Ed Balls's argument that the £50bn for the project could potentially be better spent elsewhere.

Diane Abbott sacked as shadow public health minister
By George Eaton - 08 October 13:46

"Ed wanted more message discipline," says the former Labour leadership candidate.

Tommy Robinson's resignation from the EDL is just a tactical retreat
By George Eaton - 08 October 10:49

There is no evidence that Robinson has renounced his extremists views, merely that he believes street demonstrations are "no longer productive".

Neither old nor new; neither Blair nor Brown – but wholly Milibandist.
Miliband's reshuffle was post-Blairite, not anti-Blairite
By Rafael Behr - 08 October 9:43

The changes were designed to accelerate the process of re-branding Labour as neither old nor new; neither Blair nor Brown – but wholly Milibandist.

Labour reshuffle: Miliband has rewarded the outriders for his project
By George Eaton - 08 October 9:21

Tristram Hunt and Gloria De Piero, two notionally "Blairite" figures, distinguished themselves by engaging with Miliband's political and ideological themes.

Labour and government reshuffles: live updates
By George Eaton - 07 October 18:17

The news of who's up and who's down as David Cameron and Ed Miliband refresh their teams.

Labour's new shadow cabinet: the full list
By George Eaton - 07 October 16:37

All the details of Ed Miliband's new team.

Why Michael Moore's sacking as Scottish Secretary will weaken the No campaign
By James Maxwell - 07 October 15:30

The Lib Dem was a formidable opponent because his measured, moderate unionism was difficult for the nationalists to deal with.

Boris's call for tax relief on season tickets is a gimmick to hide his failures
By Andrew Adonis - 07 October 13:10

The majority of lower-income Londoners don't have season tickets and will continue to suffer from above-inflation fare rises.

Lib Dem Scottish Secretary Michael Moore sacked in reshuffle
By George Eaton - 07 October 9:55

Moore will be replaced by Lib Dem chief whip Alistair Carmichael.

Labour health team criticises Sun front page on murders by "mental patients"
By George Eaton - 07 October 8:13

A spokesperson for Andy Burnham tells The Staggers that the paper's headline is "a disgraceful reinforcement of the stigma against those with mental illness".

Chloe Smith and John Randall resign ahead of government reshuffle
By George Eaton - 06 October 22:26

Cabinet Office minister and deputy chief whip jump ship.

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