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George Eaton is assistant editor of the New Statesman.
The steady increase in taxation since 2010 represents an ideological victory for the left.
The Nobel-winning economist on why Brexit happened, Emmanuel Macron’s errors and Donald Trump’s political genius.
Mediocre growth of 0.3 per cent is nothing for the Conservatives to celebrate.
Both parties recognise that voters crave higher public spending, not a smaller state.
The flight of Tory pragmatists shows a broad church degenerating into a dogmatic sect.
The cancellation of the Budget means weaker growth and higher government borrowing will not be officially reflected.
The UK’s departure would create a financial black hole that member states will struggle to fill.
The Suede frontman on Brexit, the band’s rebirth and his self-critical memoir.
Any agreement reached by Boris Johnson will be far inferior to the UK’s current terms: full membership and an array of opt-outs.
Having once appeared moribund, social democrats now hold office in Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Denmark and Finland.