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.
Withdrawal from the European arrest warrant would turn the UK into a haven for foreign criminals.
The Business Secretary's review of "zero-hours" contracts is hardly distinguishable from Labour policy.
The challenge is to build, within those constraints, a project that is distinct from the coalition’s offer of slow immiseration for the many and impunity for the few.
Harriet Harman suggests a cap of 15 per cent on total ownership and calls for cross-party talks on the issue.
The mass expansion of academies and free schools, regardless of need, shows the incompetence and extravagance of the Education Secretary.