The left-winger's lead might be a reality check for Labour. But it could galvanise even more into supporting him.
By George Eaton - 22 July

When Jeremy Corbyn made the Labour leadership ballot with two minutes to spare on 15 June, few believed that he would play a defining role in the race.

The left-winger's lead might be a reality check for Labour. But it could galvanise even more into supporting him.
By George Eaton - 22 July

When Jeremy Corbyn made the Labour leadership ballot with two minutes to spare on 15 June, few believed that he would play a defining role in the race.

Labour will not prosper if it is viewed merely as a repository of protest.
By George Eaton - 24 June

History has reduced David Cameron’s modernising phase to gay rights and greenery. “White-collar liberalism” was pursued to the neglect of “blue-collar conservatism”.

Labour will not prosper if it is viewed merely as a repository of protest.
By George Eaton - 24 June

History has reduced David Cameron’s modernising phase to gay rights and greenery. “White-collar liberalism” was pursued to the neglect of “blue-collar conservatism”.

Had the right of party not made so many unavoidable errors it would have been harder for others to define themselves against it.
By George Eaton - 17 June

As the noon deadline for Labour leadership nominations was reached, news filtered through Westminster that the left-wing Jeremy Corbyn had made the ballot.

Had the right of party not made so many unavoidable errors it would have been harder for others to define themselves against it.
By George Eaton - 17 June

As the noon deadline for Labour leadership nominations was reached, news filtered through Westminster that the left-wing Jeremy Corbyn had made the ballot.

The party must be more nimble and shrewd in its economic positioning than in the last five years.
By George Eaton - 10 June

On 7 May, the UK voted for more, not less, austerity. When the Conservatives took office in 2010, many regarded such an outcome as impossible.

The party must be more nimble and shrewd in its economic positioning than in the last five years.
By George Eaton - 10 June

On 7 May, the UK voted for more, not less, austerity. When the Conservatives took office in 2010, many regarded such an outcome as impossible.

The political narrowness of the Out side and the prominence of the toxic Farage could doom its chances.
By George Eaton - 27 May

By the end of this parliament, the UK may no longer be a member of the European Union – but this was little discussed during the general election.

The political narrowness of the Out side and the prominence of the toxic Farage could doom its chances.
By George Eaton - 27 May

By the end of this parliament, the UK may no longer be a member of the European Union – but this was little discussed during the general election.

Both Labour and the Tories can boast of moving the centre ground in their favour. But it is perhaps Ukip that has had the greatest influence.
By George Eaton - 05 May

Elections determine who holds office but they only partly determine who holds power. The struggle for intellectual and political supremacy is waged over decades, not years.

Both Labour and the Tories can boast of moving the centre ground in their favour. But it is perhaps Ukip that has had the greatest influence.
By George Eaton - 05 May

Elections determine who holds office but they only partly determine who holds power. The struggle for intellectual and political supremacy is waged over decades, not years.

Going it alone would be a daunting task. But a Labour minority adminstration could endure and even succeed.
By George Eaton - 29 April

The recent era of majoritarian rule in the UK is drawing to a definitive close. On 7 May, for the first time since 1910, voters will almost certainly return a second successive hung parliament.

Going it alone would be a daunting task. But a Labour minority adminstration could endure and even succeed.
By George Eaton - 29 April

The recent era of majoritarian rule in the UK is drawing to a definitive close. On 7 May, for the first time since 1910, voters will almost certainly return a second successive hung parliament.

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