The political imperative of controlling immigration is clashing with the economic imperative of maintaining growth.
Soon it will be harder to knock Westminster on pensions.
“It’s like Trevor’s on a tightrope,” said my boyfriend, “but the tightrope is only a foot above the ground”.
Why is the Owen Smith campaign asking for money? Plus: the Lib Dem villege fete, and why Emily Thornberry looks on the bright side.
I don't care how cheerful my colleagues find it - the world needs fewer anodyne young men with big dreams and bad icing.
Whatever reshuffle is confirmed, Purnell will also be spoken about as a potential BBC director general.
With essays by David Miliband, Paul Mason, John Harris, Lisa Nandy, Vince Cable and more.
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.
When Labour lurched to the left under Michael Foot, James Callaghan warned the Party of their obligation to work as a team. A pity his wise words are little heeded today.
I wish those people who talk about a “long game” would realise that every second the Tory government remains in power, there are children’s lives that are colder and hungrier.
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