04 November 2013
It is a true honour to have been asked by the Kennedy Memorial Trust to deliver this lecture marking the 50th...
07 August 2013
Why defensive opposition is not enough.
14 July 2013
I want to start a long way from here, in the Democratic Republic of Congo – one of the most war-torn places on...
10 May 2013
I spoke at the Annual European University Institute "State of the Union" conference yesterday. It takes place...
10 January 2013
Britain “could be an island completely adrift in 20 years”. This stark warning comes from Richard Branson,...
08 January 2013
Opposing the Welfare Uprating Bill.
05 January 2013
"Britain could be an island completely adrift in 20 years." Richard Branson’s new year message,...
20 November 2012
Self-defence is not smart defence.
12 July 2012
For 40 years, Europe has been the future. But the eurozone crisis has been an unmitigated disaster for Europeans, and...
11 July 2012
NS guest editor's leading article.
11 July 2012
I first met Richard Branson while canvassing in west London in a by-election in the 1980s. He was polite but non...
26 April 2012
I haven't been following the French election with microscopic care - but it is important for the future of...
02 February 2012
TweetLabour needs comradely and serious debate. So it should be with the former deputy leader Roy Hattersley's recent...
03 November 2011
Labour's problem in 2010 was politics and not just policy - how we understood (or didn't) our relationship with the...
08 March 2011
The argument of this lecture speaks directly to the history of the Political Quarterly and the LSE. It is that the...