The Labour party is missing the opportunity to stand up proudly for low-paid workers and those who rely on state support.
Labour have swallowed the Conservatives' rhetoric about "us and them". But I'm one of "them", so where does that leave me?
The shadow work and pensions secretary warns those who brief against the Labour leader: "The only people it serves are our political opponents."
Shadow work and pensions secretary says Conservative MPs apologised to her over Duncan Smith's claim that she had not bothered to vote.
As the Labour party promises 1,000 new border guards, and more benefits curbs for migrants, is it entering a race to “toughen” up on EU migrants?
"The welfare state is a way of alleviating poverty but it cannot be our only means of creating a fairer economy."
“We are the party born of the self-respect and solidarity of working communities.”
By seeking to ensure that all jobseekers acquire English and maths skills, the party is tackling one of the long-term causes of unemployment and of low pay.
Rather than trying to outflank the Tories, the party needs to think harder about how to create a greater sense of collective identity and solidarity.
At a time when millions of people are facing a cost of living crisis we should be helping all families and not just some.