Anthony Painter is a political writer, commentator and researcher. His new book Left Without A Future? is published by Arcadia Books in November.

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29 January 2014
Not since a popular children’s toy was named after him and his face was chiselled into the side of Mount...
The Staggers
30 September 2013
Two-thirds of the way through party conference season (or is it three-quarters now we have a four party system?) and...
The Staggers
22 March 2013
UKIP came from nowhere to finish second in the Eastleigh by-election. According to the latest Ipsos MORI poll, its...
The Staggers
17 September 2012
Labour's supporters are now more liberal.
The Staggers
11 July 2011
Most students of sociology or politics come across the work of Ralph Miliband. His basic theory is simple: a capitalist...
The Staggers
17 May 2011
The next crash
17 November 2003
Inukai Tsuyoshi lay slumped over the bureau in his prime ministerial office. His argument with the young soldiers who...