The Labour leader's vision of "responsible capitalism" would gain credibility if he could find more responsible capitalists.
Miliband champions business. Now he needs business to champion Miliband
By George Eaton - 03 July 7:34

The Labour leader's vision of "responsible capitalism" would gain credibility if he could find more responsible capitalists.

While the the Tories are increasingly reliant on a small pool of mega rich donors, Labour is rebuilding itself as a movement.
The Tories want to buy Britain, but they're losing the campaigning battle
By Jon Ashworth - 02 July 17:06

While the the Tories are increasingly reliant on a small pool of mega rich donors, Labour is rebuilding itself as a movement. 

In Labour's "economy week", its leader avoided the subject.
PMQs review: Miliband plays it safe by going on the NHS
By George Eaton - 02 July 13:19

In Labour's "economy week", its leader avoided the subject.

Miliband's party will not be cast as the only one that "doesn't trust the people".
Lib Dem decision not to guarantee EU referendum offers relief for Labour
By George Eaton - 02 July 11:15

Miliband's party will not be left as the only one that "doesn't trust the people".

"The socialism of the future will be about creating power together for individual freedom."
Jon Cruddas's speech on radical hope: full text
By New Statesman - 01 July 18:37

"The socialism of the future will be about creating power together for individual freedom."

The Labour leader routed the PM in the Commons as he derided "a masterclass in how to alienate your allies".
Miliband makes hay of Cameron's "utter humiliation" over Europe
By George Eaton - 30 June 17:17

The Labour leader routed the PM in the Commons as he derided "a masterclass in how to alienate your allies".

Chancellor George Osborne
Merging income tax and NIC: the Chancellor's calculations
By Lucy Fisher - 30 June 11:07

The proposed plan could increase pressure for tax cuts and undermine the contributory principle.

Shadow chancellor commits Labour to retaining "the most competitive corporation tax rate in the G7".
Balls seeks to reassure business by pledging to maintain low rate of corporation tax
By George Eaton - 29 June 23:00

Shadow chancellor commits Labour to retaining "the most competitive corporation tax rate in the G7".

The Labour leader will now need to go even further to meet demands for a "radical offer".
Cruddas's attack has raised the bar for Miliband
By George Eaton - 29 June 12:13

The Labour leader will now need to go even further to meet demands for a "radical offer".

The 12 policies the party needs for a popular and a radical manifesto.
Labour's timid approach isn't working - it needs to think bigger
By Andrew Harrop - 28 June 12:06

The 12 policies the party needs for a popular and a radical manifesto.

We need a European energy union capable of negotiating collectively over price and acting as a strategic sponsor.
Without a stronger response, Russia will win the Great Game of European politics
By David Clark - 27 June 17:41

We need a European energy union capable of negotiating collectively over price and acting as a strategic sponsor.

Britain looks closer to the EU exit than ever - an outcome the PM never wanted.
Cameron's failure to block Juncker isn't a glorious defeat
By George Eaton - 27 June 16:58

Britain looks closer to the EU exit than ever - an outcome the PM never wanted.

The shadow London minister has several key advantages over his rivals.
Sadiq Khan tops new Labour London mayoral poll - why he's the man to beat
By George Eaton - 27 June 14:32

The shadow London minister has several key advantages over his rivals.

Burnham’s plan shows the party grappling with the kind of real world problems it would face in office.
Social care reform will be a big vote winner for Labour
By Kevin Meagher - 27 June 13:28

Burnham’s plan shows the party grappling with the kind of real world problems it would face in office. 

The party needs the Tories to move ahead of Labour to encourage Scots to back independence.
The SNP is praying for a Tory poll surge
By George Eaton - 27 June 11:24

The party needs the Tories to move ahead of Labour to encourage Scots to back independence. 

The party rejects women's minister Nicky Morgan's suggestion that "no option is off the table".
Tories "categorically" rule out all-women shortlists
By George Eaton - 26 June 17:57

The party rejects women's minister Nicky Morgan's suggestion that "no option is off the table".

It's a myth that Britain is sleepwalking towards Brexit
By Tim Wigmore - 26 June 15:47

With the young most in favour of EU membership, euroscepticism faces death by demographics.

After the Chancellor boasted that inequality had fallen, welfare cuts mean it is rising again.
Inequality is on the up again - Osborne's boast is over
By George Eaton - 26 June 11:55

After the Chancellor boasted that inequality had fallen, welfare cuts mean it is rising again. 

Labour's policy review head on Ed Miliband’s difficulties, his vision for the party and why he’s more interested in sport than politics.
Jon Cruddas: The Gramsci of Westminster
By George Eaton - 25 June 14:38

Labour's policy review head on Ed Miliband’s difficulties, his vision for the party and why he’s more interested in sport than politics.

"It’s not about Andy, or Ed, or Yvette," Labour's policy review head tells the New Statesman.
Exclusive: Jon Cruddas calls for end to Labour leadership "Top Trumps"
By George Eaton - 25 June 14:37

"It’s not about Andy, or Ed, or Yvette," Labour's policy review head tells the New Statesman.

The media inquiry and Miliband's pose with the Sun gifted victory to the PM.
PMQs review: the shield of Leveson saves Cameron
By George Eaton - 25 June 13:32

The media inquiry and Miliband's pose with the Sun gifted victory to the PM.

David Cameron
Cameron's tough stance on Juncker: who's it for?
By Lucy Fisher - 25 June 10:10

The Prime Minister's hardline attitude is now more about impressing British voters than winning the battle over the top EU post. 

The British people will form the jury in May next year. There is only one possible verdict.
Coulson's conviction shows that only Miliband can be trusted to stand up to powerful interests
By Jon Trickett - 25 June 9:58

The British people will form the jury in May next year. There is only one possible verdict.

Former transport secretary says the coalition should focus on delivering HS2 earlier.
Andrew Adonis hits out at Osborne's "pure spin" over HS3
By George Eaton - 23 June 16:28

Former transport secretary says the coalition should focus on delivering HS2 earlier.

Shadow chancellor seeks to reassure the asset rich but cash poor by offering "protections".
Balls promises protection for those who can't afford mansion tax
By George Eaton - 23 June 13:03

Shadow chancellor seeks to reassure the asset rich but cash poor.

The shadow education secretary pushes Gove to say whether a Conservative government would allow for-profit schools to be established.
Tristram Hunt calls the Tories' bluff on profit-making free schools
By George Eaton - 23 June 9:37

The shadow education secretary pushes Gove to say whether a Conservative government would allow for-profit schools to be established. 

MP announces that he will stand down at next election and says "it is clear that the leadership of the party wish to see new faces".
Blunkett's farewell shows there'll be no return for "the greybeards"
By George Eaton - 21 June 0:36

MP announces decision to stand down at the next election and says "it is clear that the leadership of the party wish to see new faces".

Welsh Labour sign. Photo: Getty
The Tories belittle Wales, but Labour is learning from it
By Owen Smith - 20 June 17:58

The Welsh economy is bucking generational trends and leading the UK out of recession.

Natural justice, not merely the law, must be seen to be applied in cases of wrongdoing.
The Mike Hancock saga shows that politicians can't be judged by the law alone
By Richard Morris - 20 June 14:26

Natural justice, not merely the law, must be seen to be applied in cases of wrongdoing.

Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith. Photo: Getty
The government is tripping up on welfare – a blessing and a curse for Labour
By Anoosh Chakelian - 20 June 8:24

A slew of welfare stories this morning suggests the coalition is stumbling over its biggest bugbear: the benefits bill. Labour should play this carefully – in economic, not social, terms.

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