Ed Miliband and Gordon Brown at the Cenotaph during Remembrance Sunday.
By Rafael Behr - 16 January

Labour’s response to coalition policy sometimes reminds me of the old Jewish joke about two elderly diners in a restaurant: “The food here is terrible,” says one. “Yes,” the other agrees.

Ed Miliband and Gordon Brown at the Cenotaph during Remembrance Sunday.
By Rafael Behr - 16 January

Labour’s response to coalition policy sometimes reminds me of the old Jewish joke about two elderly diners in a restaurant: “The food here is terrible,” says one. “Yes,” the other agrees.

By Rafael Behr - 09 January

The Conservatives have made it easy for Labour to like the European Union. The opposition could hardly fail to be fond of something that has tormented successive Tory leaders.

By Rafael Behr - 09 January

The Conservatives have made it easy for Labour to like the European Union. The opposition could hardly fail to be fond of something that has tormented successive Tory leaders.

By George Eaton - 08 January

One of the most potent weapons in the arsenal of the Chancellor of the Exchequer is “the baseline”.

By George Eaton - 08 January

One of the most potent weapons in the arsenal of the Chancellor of the Exchequer is “the baseline”.

By New Statesman - 02 January

Since the global economic crisis began, the United States has avoided the path of austerity so hastily pursued by the UK and the eurozone. Subsequent events have vindicated its decision to do so

By New Statesman - 02 January

Since the global economic crisis began, the United States has avoided the path of austerity so hastily pursued by the UK and the eurozone. Subsequent events have vindicated its decision to do so

By Rafael Behr - 18 December

There is no stylish way to fetch awkward policy decisions from the long grass after they’ve been punted there.

By Rafael Behr - 18 December

There is no stylish way to fetch awkward policy decisions from the long grass after they’ve been punted there.

Ed Miliband addresses workers at Islington Town Hall on November 5, 2012.
By New Statesman - 18 December

Economics are the method; the object is to change the soul.
Margaret Thatcher

Ed Miliband addresses workers at Islington Town Hall on November 5, 2012.
By New Statesman - 18 December

Economics are the method; the object is to change the soul.
Margaret Thatcher

By Dan Hodges - 12 December

Let’s not throw Ed Balls out with the bathwater. Yes, Labour’s shadow chancellor had a bad week.

By Dan Hodges - 12 December

Let’s not throw Ed Balls out with the bathwater. Yes, Labour’s shadow chancellor had a bad week.

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