Talking about being white American, or being religious, isn’t considered "identity politics". But that doesn't mean people don't identify with those traits.
Woven into the very fabric of Westminster are assumptions about who the building – and, by extension, our democracy – is intended to serve. The lack of convenient disabled access and the shortage of ladies’ loos in the old palace are daily reminders that parliament wasn’t built with those groups in mind.
Britain's low productivity has become the fashionable malaise as far as our commentators are concerned. But the real problem is austerity.
In 1906, Bolton elected its first Labour MP.
Successive attempts by Labour and the Tories to update the service have done more bad than good. It's time to put the NHS in intensive care.
Although I’d heard this debate rumbling on in the background since the 7/7 bombings, I never really considered what its impact might be on young and impressionable minds.
David Cameron's "final offer" will achieve what he wants, and kill off the televised debates. That's bad news for Ed Miliband and the voters - and the Prime Minister might just regret it.
Zero hours contracts are widely used in the care sector, where women make up the majority of the workforce.
The former PM confirms last year's New Statesman story by giving £1,000 to each of the party's 106 target seat candidates.
The Conservatives' obsession with subsidising ownership neglects the UK's nine million private renters.
The SNP lead are set to win more than 50 of Scotland’s 59 seats, including Charles Kennedy’s and possibly even Jim Murphy’s.
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