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Rafael Behr is political columnist at the Guardian and former political editor of the New Statesman
The Prime Minister should stop indulging the idea that Europe is a conspiracy perpetrated by other countries against Britain.
Ed Miliband benefits when leftwing voters desert Nick Clegg but he suffers when moderate positions on Europe and immigration are shunted to the margins.
Whether or not Ukip gets its “political earthquake” in the European polls, it has changed the terrain of the next general election.
There are heaps of voters who blame the governing parties for their problems. Not enough of them are looking to Ed Miliband for solutions.
Should Labour make it into government, the schools revolution will be modified, not reversed.
Tessa Jowell, Bob Ainsworth and Dan Jarvis endorse the Tory MP as defence select committee chair.
The moment when Cameron could bring himself to worry aloud about inequality has passed.
The deficit is in people who can make the case without sounding like they’ve got grenades stuffed in their mouths.
A few years ago Ukip was seen as the by-product of a Tory split. But now it appeals to disillusioned voters across the political spectrum and of all classes.
Conservatives are desperate for Ukip to falter but they may be underestimating the stubborness of the anti-politics vote.