Author Archives: James Bloodworth

The problem in Britain isn’t a ‘Westminster elite’, it’s poor social mobility all round


Politics is merely one of a number of professions that are increasingly dominated by the upper crust of British society.

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What the left should take from Rochester and Strood

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Majorities have group identities just like minorities, and that’s fine.

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Natalie Bennett: We would not prop up a Tory government

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Left Foot Forward editor James Bloodworth caught up with Natalie Bennett yesterday in the appropriately named ‘Ozone Cafe’ to talk about the television leader’s debate and more.

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Ed Miliband might make you cringe, but if you care about inequality he’s the only option you have

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Rampant and unjustifiable inequality is the biggest issue Britain faces, and he gets it.

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Ed Miliband at the CBI: why we still need a responsible capitalism

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The coalition has lost all interest in any sort of economic rebalancing in its dash for short-term growth.

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EU Commission slaps down George Osborne over rebate claim

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Chancellor George Osborne’s has been slapped down by his EU counterparts and by the Financial Times over his claim to have halved the UK’s £1.7bn EU budget surcharge.

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Ed Miliband must talk about the thing he’s passionate about – rampant inequality


Talk about inequality again, Ed. Get angry about it. You’ll be surprised how many people are with you.

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The anti-immigration voices have lost the economic argument

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The economics of immigration are unambiguous: the anti-immigration voices have lost the argument and should move on.

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We celebrate our ‘British Schindler’ Sir Nicholas Winton, but we’ve forgotten what he stood for

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The word ‘foreigner’ has become so toxic that Britain is now prepared to let refugees drown.

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