The knife-edge by-election could end 82 years of Labour rule on the West Cumbrian coast.
If people don’t take their opportunity to determine their own future, other people will do it for them.
Fundamentally, Brexiters are asking the voters to take a monumental gamble, and they have failed to persuade me.
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The Leave campaign has tried to pitch this debate as being about the people against the establishment. Nothing could be further from the truth.
“Let’s take back control” is an empty slogan unless doing so improves prospects for British citizens.
I now find the political landscape so alien and awful that it’s hard to match the waves of cynicism it transmits on its own.
A decision to leave the EU will have consequences for the developing world that we have barely begun to consider.
The reason why nobody in either the Leave or the Remain camp can come up with a strong and positive story is that right now there is no strong, positive story to tell.
Rather than focusing narrowly on workers' rights, the party must talk more about jobs and living standards.
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