Come to the parties
By Geoff Mulgan - 16 October 13:00

Observations on reforming politics

New Labour and the fragility of the mind
By Martin Bright - 16 October 13:00

A government with a direct relationship to mental illness should be better able to deal with the one

Premier league
By Simon Hoggart - 16 October 13:00

<strong>The 20 British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century</strong>

various authors <em>Haus Publi

Found: another holiday in paradise
By Red Box - 16 October 13:00

Tony sings the praises of his new best friend, Cherie sees a monster, while Gordon and John fight it

Too busy fondling their self-esteem
By John Pilger - 16 October 13:00

The great Chilean balladeer Victor Jara, who was tortured to death by the regime of General Pinochet 33 years ago, wrote a song that mocks those who see themselves as rational and liberal, yet so often retreat into the arms of authority, no matter its dishonesty and brutality to others.

Why I want to see the veil gone from Britain
By Harriet Harman - 16 October 13:00

Harriet Harman talks to Mary Riddell about equality for Muslim women, why Gordon Brown will back her

Going global against 4WD
By Sian Berry - 09 October 19:03

Last week was a milestone in the battle against gas guzzlers - the first ever international conference of anti-4×4 campaigners.

Cuddly but not convincing
By Martin Bright - 09 October 13:00

The Tories presented a more modern face at their party conference, but David Cameron's newfound pass

So, Dr Reid, you're with the terrorists?
By Red Box - 09 October 13:00

Tony phones George to tell him about John, Gordon looks forward to Cherie's memoirs, while Roy recei

Talk of hanging in the Bournemouth juice bar
By Kevin Maguire - 09 October 13:00

Into Torytown, where security fences kept angry Middle England locked in and stopped tax-cutters fleeing Tax'n'Spend Dodgy Dave's old-time socialism.

Learning when to go from prime ministers past
By Francis Beckett - 09 October 12:35

Some history lessons on leaving No 10

Ken vs the black snot
By Sian Berry - 02 October 18:43

London’s new Low Emission Zone is the kind of sophisticated, targeted legislation I love.

Warming up: a new double act
By Martin Bright - 02 October 13:00

With Blair bowing out in style and the search for a successor quickening, the Brown camp is glum. Bu

Rory's Week
By Rory Bremner - 02 October 13:00

How can Mandelson talk such nonsense without his tongue catching fire?

To silence his enemies, Gordon Brown should call an early election
By Staff blogger - 02 October 13:00

Gordon Brown had two tasks at the Labour conference: to make it harder for his enemies to mount a credible challenge against him, and to make it easier for the British public to imagine him as their leader.

When the best strategy is to do nothing
By Iain Dale - 02 October 13:00

If the price of the extra two million votes David Cameron needs is a few thousand "scorched earthers

Rural life: What is the CPRE actually protecting?
By Hester Lacey - 02 October 13:00

Here in Dorset, we have new-build executive homes coming out of our ears. Acres upon acres of immaculate, toytown-style developments with appropriately rural-sounding names crowd and jostle each other.

Time for a cold bath
By Red Box - 02 October 13:00

Tony praises Cherie's brilliant work, Peter learns his lines, and Gordon is given the bad news, only

Parties always hug a leader after stabbing him
By Kevin Maguire - 02 October 13:00

Into Tonytown where, behind the security fence, secret "clap teams" arrived at shindigs ahead of the retiring rock star to give him a rousing welcome. They shouldn't have bothered; parties always hug a leader after stabbing him in the back.

Environmental viagra and the Green Goddess…
By Sian Berry - 27 September 18:41

I heard on the Sunday of conference that I had been elected as the new female Principal Speaker of the Green Party, which is nice.

Generous anger
By Alexander Larman - 25 September 13:00

<strong>The Tony Years</strong>

Craig Brown <em>Ebury Press, 444pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0091909694

Could he just be Labour's future?
By Richard Reeves - 25 September 13:00

The most important person at Labour's Manchester conference will be nowhere in sight. Like Thatcher

The big issue that won't be discussed
By Neal Lawson - 25 September 13:00

The Liberal Democrats may have voted to drop their 50p top rate policy, but at least they had the co

Playing it even safer
By Steve Richards - 25 September 13:00

<strong>Moving Britain Forward: selected speeches 1997-2006</strong>

Gordon Brown


I didn't come into politics to sort out gambling
By Martin Bright - 25 September 13:00

Interview - Tessa Jowell talks to our political editor, Martin Bright, about super-casinos, the hand

A vote for no change
By Robert Taylor - 25 September 13:00

Observations on Sweden

How to turn women off
By Kira Cochrane - 25 September 13:00

They are not enamoured of the Tories, they loathe Labour's infighting and they crave a little honest

Observatons: Splitting in Scotland
By Stephen Low - 25 September 13:00

Observations on the far left

Cash for peerages: the new evidence
By Martin Bright - 25 September 13:00

With the Labour Party in effect now broke and the police probing ever deeper into the loans-for-hono

Some helpful advice for a successor who is yet to succeed
By Staff blogger - 25 September 13:00

Regrettably, Labour does not have a new leader in time for this year's party conference. So, regrettably, we won't be hearing the following speech: