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I'm more convinced than ever that Jeremy Corbyn is going to win
By Stephen Bush - 27 July 15:12

The polls felt wrong at the general election. But nothing I've seen or heard suggests the polls showing Corbyn ahead are anything other than correct. 

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The time has come for the Greens to come of age
By Jon Bartley - 27 July 12:42

The Greens have a choice: persist with the old failed approach and get the same old disappointment. Or we can take ourselves seriously. 

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I can't even afford to be a property guardian
By Maya Oppenheim - 27 July 11:35

Property guardianships, where tenants trade rights for lower rent, look an attractive alternative. But London's property market means even they are increasingly out of reach, writes Maya Oppenheim. 

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There are two ways out of the wilderness for Labour: Jeremy Corbyn or Liz Kendall
By Michael Chessum - 27 July 8:00

There are two paths to a Labour victory in 2020, argues Michael Chessum: either Labour reject the principles of neoliberalism with Corbyn, or embrace them with Liz Kendall.

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The left/right divide is outdated and unhelpful
By Matilda Murday - 24 July 17:54

Lines in the sand don't make for good policy-making, says Matilda Murday of the Democratic Society.

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Sorry Tim Farron, there's plenty of tribalism in the Liberal Democrats
By Richard Grayson - 24 July 17:16

Tim Farron smacked away the hand of friendship when Ed Miliband offered it, says Richard Grayson. 

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What actually happens at a CLP nomination meeting, anyway?
By Steve Fielding - 24 July 16:16

Steve Fielding, professor of political history at the University of Nottingham, reports from his local CLP meeting.

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Labour needs to win most where it lost the worst
By Paul Hunter - 24 July 14:42

Labour's task is large - but not impossible. The party can still thrive if it pulls together. 

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These are new times - we need a new style of leader
By Jon Trickett - 24 July 9:18

These are new and challenging times for the Labour Party. We need new ways of thinking says Jon Trickett MP.

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Leader: The Corbyn surge
By New Statesman - 23 July 16:00

That Jeremy Corbyn is leading the contest reiterates just how traumatised and angry many Labour members are following their defeat in May.

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Labour didn't just lose because of its leader. The party's campaign tactics need looking at too
By Emma Burnell - 23 July 14:45

There's a danger that Labour's canvassing becomes a religion.

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Leader: The challenge to British Islamists
By New Statesman - 23 July 14:06

Too often, David Cameron has failed to engage with all aspects of Britain’s Muslim community so: he has visited a mosque only once in five years.

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I'm not a Tory, and I won't be called one
By Alison McGovern - 23 July 12:22

Different people in the Labour party might disagree about how we beat the Conservatives, but none of us want to become them, says Alison McGovern MP.

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The Returning Officer: Illustrations II
By Stephen Brasher - 23 July 12:08

On James Francis Horrabin.

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The NHS needs to change - but how?
By Harry Quilter-Pinner - 23 July 11:48

When the NHS was founded, chronic illnesses and long-term care were non-issues. Adapting to the new reality means big changes are needed.

The Conservatives are exploiting Labour's weaknesses and addressing their own.
Why the Tories feel so secure even with a majority of just 12
By George Eaton - 23 July 11:46

The Conservatives are exploiting Labour's weaknesses and addressing their own. 

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Mick Hume’s Trigger Warning: on free-speech heretics and reverse-Voltaires
By Caroline Criado-Perez - 23 July 11:40

There is an important and necessary book waiting to be written on this subject – but this isn't it.

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Who's backing Jeremy Corbyn? The young
By Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett - 23 July 9:10

For Labour's young members, Jeremy Corbyn feels like the fresh start the party needs, says Rhiannion Lucy Cosslett. 

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Chuka Umunna: These are "perilous times" for the Left
By Chuka Umunna - 22 July 18:10

Read: the full text of Chuka Umunna's speech to the Progressive Policy Institute.

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Our high streets need a sense of community just as much as retail
By George Ferguson - 22 July 17:39

Why Bristol will be resisting plans to extend Sunday trading hours, and why the government should prioritise the "social recovery" that David Cameron previously said was his mission.

The left-winger's lead might be a reality check for Labour. But it could galvanise even more into supporting him.
Not even Jeremy Corbyn took his own chances seriously. Is he now on track to lead a party in panic?
By George Eaton - 22 July 15:50

The left-winger's surge might be a reality check for Labour. But it could galvanise even more into supporting him. 

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How can Labour be more pro-business?
By Jolyon Maugham - 22 July 13:14

Increasing the amount of money ringfenced for genuine investment, rather than further cuts to corporation tax, is a better idea, argues Jolyon Maugham.

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Mary Creagh: Labour has become like Millwall Football Club – nobody likes us but we don’t care
By Mary Creagh - 22 July 13:08

The leadership campaign has been dragged to the left, says Mary Creagh. Unfortunately, the electorate has moved to the centre right - and voters think Labour doesn't understand their lives.

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The echo chamber of social media is luring the left into cosy delusion and dangerous insularity
By Helen Lewis - 22 July 13:04

News on Facebook travels through “Likes” and shares, and people won’t Like a crackdown on benefits, even if they secretly support it.

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Tony Blair warns Labour against "a traditional leftist platform"
By Stephen Bush - 22 July 9:11

Labour's only living election winner has cautioned the party against a lurch to the left.

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Jeremy Corbyn given huge lead in new poll of Labour leadership voters
By Stephen Bush - 21 July 22:36

A YouGov poll for the Times confirms figures seen by the New Statesman - the veteran left-winger is far ahead in overall votes, and would win a run-off with Andy Burnham.

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Nowhere in England and Wales is "free from FGM", finds new report
By Tosin Thompson - 21 July 18:17

A new report – published ahead of the one-year anniversary of the UK's first Girl Summit – shows that no local authority area in England and Wales is free from female genital mutilation.

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What was Harriet Harman thinking?
By Stephen Bush - 21 July 17:20

Harriet Harman has suffered a blow over the Welfare Bill - but she didn't have a lot of other options.

Boris Johnson's MP duties seem to have stopped him attending Pope Francis's climate change summit. Photos: Getty
Has Boris Johnson snubbed the Pope?
By Anoosh Chakelian - 21 July 16:48

The Mayor of London is missing a meeting of the world's mayors at the Vatican to discuss climate change with the Pope. Why?

David Cameron visiting a mosque in Manchester, in 2013. Photo: Getty
State-sanctioned prejudice is at the heart of David Cameron's approach to countering extremism
By Myriam Francois-Cerrah - 21 July 15:50

Behind the Prime Minister's self-serving speech about fighting extremist views is an illiberal attack on our freedoms.

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