The SNP has already ended Labour's hopes of a majority. The Conservatives believe it can do even more damage to them than that.
Our economic debate is conducted in terms of household budgets - a handbag economy. But the economy isn't a handbag, and this "debate" closes down real alternatives to the neoliberal consensus.
The shadow chancellor will unveil a full analysis of how the Tories' plans would hit public services.
A woman blogs anonymously on her experiences in the work place for International Women's Day.
Turnout was lower among women than men at the last election, and the problem could get worse.
India's Daughter has exposed that country's rape culture. But don't imagine that these attitudes aren't found around the world.
Labour are trying to keep the debates in people's minds - but if they're not careful, they run the risk of making fools themselves
It has been 45 years since Barbara Castle’s Equal Pay Act - and we still don't have equal pay. So what would an updated act need to cover? Emily Thornberry explains.
Men need to do more than ask for gratitude for being an ‘ally’ or say they think equality is a ‘good thing’ in principle. They need to feel real anger - and help make a change.
Ed Miliband has given David Cameron both barrels as he aims to keep the pressure on the Prime Minister.
Speaking in Sutton before the 2010 general election, the leader of the Liberal Democrats, Nick Clegg, said to an audience of young voters: “The opportunity is immense this time. The cross you put on the ballot paper might be small, but the opportunity is big.”
The broadcasters are refusing to accede to the prime minister's proposals.
The West's politicians have emboldened Vladimir Putin with their mistakes and indecision. They need to send a signal he can't ignore.
The NHS is Labour's finest achievement. But it's under threat from five more years of the Conservatives
Labour have released a video attacking David Cameron for ducking out of the debates. But it may well be Ed Miliband who has the most to gain if they don't take place.
Germany will require women to make up 30 per cent of members of large boards by 2020. We must do the same here.
At Green Party conference, Natalie Bennett must give the speech that takes her party to the next level
Like the US housing crisis, the rise of the SNP is an ‘out-of-sample’ event. It’s unclear how forecasters should react.
Islamophobia and anti-Semitism are on the rise. The next government will face a terrible inheritance
The origins of man.
Victory at the European Court of Justice shows Britain's interests are best served fighting its corner in Europe, not sulking on the sidelines
Tristram Hunt's plans for careers education for girls won't make us more ambitious - and I should know.
Britain's low productivity has become the fashionable malaise as far as our commentators are concerned. But the real problem is austerity.
David Cameron's "final offer" will achieve what he wants, and kill off the televised debates. That's bad news for Ed Miliband and the voters - and the Prime Minister might just regret it.
Zero hours contracts are widely used in the care sector, where women make up the majority of the workforce.
The former PM confirms last year's New Statesman story by giving £1,000 to each of the party's 106 target seat candidates.
The SNP lead are set to win more than 50 of Scotland’s 59 seats, including Charles Kennedy’s and possibly even Jim Murphy’s.
More than 500 pundits, mostly academics, have offered their election predictions. Their forecasts don’t quite add up.
Participating in a live webchat on the popular forum, Mumsnet, the leader of the Green party conceded that her favourite biscuits are macaroons, as she can't eat gluten.
Andrew Mitchell's two-year legal battle has ended in the Sutton Coldfield MP paying £80,000 in damages.