Author Archives: James Bloodworth

George Osborne: making failure look like success

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Celebrating today’s GDP figures as a victory for the chancellor would be a like praising the punctuality of the chauffeur who arrives at his destination three hours late.

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No, Russia Today is not ‘just the same as’ the BBC

Question more, certainly. But be careful who’s asking the questions.

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Tony Blair was right about some things, however uncomfortable that makes you feel

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In trashing the legacy of Tony Blair you are essentially sticking two fingers up at the electorate.

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The real reason the Lib Dems U-turned on the Bedroom Tax

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The Bedroom Tax U-turn is about dire Lib Dem poll ratings, not principles.

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Unemployment down 121,000 to 2.12 million

Unemployment decreased by 121,000 in the three months to May 2014 to 2.12 million, with the unemployment rate now at 6.5 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal.

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The ‘modern-day Norman Tebbit’ is now a Treasury minister. Be afraid

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Well that’s a bit of a worry.

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Do we really need a foreign secretary with an anti-gay rights record?

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Does Britain really want to project an anti-gay message on the world stage?

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We don’t only need more women in the Cabinet

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Let’s get more women into politics. But let’s not forget about the often mentioned ‘ordinary people’.

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This week’s most read: Strong unions, ISIS and demonising immigrants

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The most read articles on Left Foot Forward this week.

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No money left? Taxpayers short-changed by £1bn on Royal Mail sale

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Taxpayers were short-changed by as much as £1bn by the sale of Royal Mail, according to a new report.

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