The former Goldman Sachs economist was an advocate of the Northern Powerhouse.
If the 1980s were a time when the global market was expanding, our time is one in which globalisation is stalled and fragmenting. It is the right, not the left, that has grasped what the new times mean.
The right side does not always win, and history rarely affords second chances. It's time for the British left to act – and boldly.
With financial turmoil, the vote share of social democratic parties has fallen across western Europe. The new challenge for the centre left is to build an outward-looking economy.
Politically, the choice is presented as static and binary: austerity or infrastructure spending. What we really need is bold thinking about the type of economy we want.
The challenger doesn't regret his bid for leadership.
Migrants do not have a negative effect on jobs or housing.
We need to articulate what role we wish to play in the world
There are 65m displaced people in the world.
But the hurdles are huge.
The party has ignored the effects of immigration on wages for too long.
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