If austerity is wrong and counter-productive when the Tories do it, it will be wrong and counter-productive whoever does it.
Having pledged to stick to Osborne's spending limits, more generous benefits for some will need to be paid for by cuts or tax rises elsewhere.
The party should publish a series of potential fiscal rules for discussion and replace the VAT cut with a stimulus based on growth-raising capital investment.
Miliband says councils could be given the power to fine developers who fail to build on sites with planning permission, or to buy the land back.
The strategists, the fixers and the wonks.
With no end to austerity in sight, both parties take comfort in the thought that their opponents will choke on victory.
His early supporters thought the Labour leader had the courage and intellectual energy to remake British politics. So what happened to the optimism?
The one thing proven to improve the conditions and pay of workers across the board is trade unionism. Labour should do more to champion it.
Stephen Twigg's speech was neither a capitulation to Gove’s agenda nor a ferocious reaction against it.
"It does feel as if I have been going around attending various versions of my own funeral". Some highlights from a recent evening with the former foreign secretary at the Danish embassy.