In the face of populist fantasists and authoritarians, we must draw inspiration from Cicero and Jefferson and reaffirm the wonders of democracy.
The relevant distinction is not between Old and New Labour, it is between old and young Labour.
No matter what sort of liberal you are, there is another sort of liberal that you are not.
While the government wrestles with intractable problems, Labour seems irrelevant. Is there any hope for the party?
The three aspects of Labour's disaster – doctrine, history and sense of purpose – add up to a fourth, which is existential. The party needs a new leader, now.