Rafael Behr is political columnist at the Guardian and former political editor of the New Statesman

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Rafael Behr
17 February 2014
One of Ed Miliband’s earliest and most enthusiastic supporters in the parliamentary Labour party last year told...
Rafael Behr
13 February 2014
The PM's trap is of his own making.
UK Politics
12 February 2014
Lynne is uninspired by Ed Miliband. “He’s not doing much for me,” says the 40-year-old Mancunian,...
Rafael Behr
12 February 2014
Nigel Farage has conceded defeat in the Wythenshawe and Sale East by-election and not very graciously. He has written...
Politics
07 February 2014
Ed Miliband is ready to talk about public sector reform. It has not been a theme of his time so far as opposition...
UK Politics
29 January 2014
Chancellor of a shrunken empire.
Politics
28 January 2014
Ed Balls’s confirmation that Labour would restore the 50p top rate of income tax has gone down badly with the...
Rafael Behr
24 January 2014
There has been a lot of argument today about whether the cost of living crisis is easing, as the Tories has claimed. Or...
Politics
21 January 2014
Obviously it is bad for the Liberal Democrats. But how bad? The handling of sexual harassment allegations against Chris...
Politics
17 January 2014
“New economy and old economy.”
Politics
16 January 2014
What is Labour’s strategy for 2015?
Rafael Behr
13 January 2014
What would happen if a referendum on Britain’s membership of the European Union went ahead and a majority voted...
Politics
10 January 2014
Miliband and Clegg are ready to sign up, but they say Cameron is running scared.

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