If the public is unsure what Miliband stands for, it is partly because he has often appeared unsure himself.
While the the Tories are increasingly reliant on a small pool of mega rich donors, Labour is rebuilding itself as a movement.
In Labour's "economy week", its leader avoided the subject.
Miliband's party will not be left as the only one that "doesn't trust the people".
"The socialism of the future will be about creating power together for individual freedom."
The Labour leader routed the PM in the Commons as he derided "a masterclass in how to alienate your allies".
Shadow chancellor commits Labour to retaining "the most competitive corporation tax rate in the G7".
The Labour leader will now need to go even further to meet demands for a "radical offer".
The 12 policies the party needs for a popular and a radical manifesto.
The shadow London minister has several key advantages over his rivals.