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  • We’ve already tried Jeremy Corbyn’s altnernative electoral strategy and it didn’t work

    I’m going to start by listing a bunch of things that I believe to be self-evident truths: The distribution of political opinions in the British electorate is basically like a bell-curve: a few outliers sit at either end on the right or left, but most...

  • Labour’s failure had little to do with organisers in the field

    The fortunes of the Labour  Party will not change until and unless the Party re-organises the purpose of the of the organisers in the field. From mid 2011 through 2013 I had the privilege of spending a great deal of time in the field with the many of...

  • Euroscepticism starts at Calais

    Another “Europe means chaos” story means the current crisis over migrants at the Channel appears to be manna to British Eurosceptics. In their prejudiced minds, we know who they really think ‘starts at Calais’. But as I’ve...

  • Staying together for the kids

    Can a political party attend relationship counselling? Never mind the big tent: how big would the couch have to be? Or is the Labour party now displaying signs of having irreconcilable differences? Is it time to cut the ties, and the losses, call it...

  • Having the ambition to put ending child poverty at the heart of leadership is why I’m backing Yvette

    Leading the Labour Party is a big job, and it’s a serious job – that’s why we need a leader who brings strength and a track record to the role. Nobody doubts Yvette’s toughness or her experience, but what’s really important to me is the way...

  • London needs a Mayor with conviction

    Labour supporters have a clear choice when selecting our Mayoral candidate. We can settle for mediocrity – picking a bland candidate, who won’t rock the boat and is too scared to challenge the inequality that increasingly prevents Londoners...

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