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‘Are you better off than four years ago?’ Ed Balls channels Reagan to highlight biggest fall in earnings since 1880

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This parliament will see the largest drop in average earnings after inflation since 1874-1880.

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Forget Wallace, what Miliband doesn’t have is sufficient distinction in the message

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If Miliband can’t win on style, substance becomes more important, but I’m not sure Labour really understand this.

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Members of the public in the Commons: populist stunt or authentic democratic renewal?

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As a populist stunt, it is certainly a clever one.

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Different perspectives on Gaza: Arab commentators and Labour MPs

Big gaps have opened up between the political analyses and proscriptions being proposed by Labour Party MPs and by many Arab commentators.

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We need to harness rather than attack capitalism

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A renewed enthusiasm for social investment would be a natural corollary to the Labour narrative on ‘inclusive capitalism’.

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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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Labour councillors upbeat but Ed Miliband seen as a hindrance

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New polling reveals that Labour councillors are optimistic about 2015 but Ed Miliband viewed as a hindrance.

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Today’s Mail energy piece – hot gas from vested interests

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The Mail seems intent on becoming a mouthpiece for the Big Six.

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Lambeth council accused of ‘cover up’ over air pollution deaths


The Green Party has accused Labour-controlled Lambeth council of a ‘cover up’.

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This government has been a disaster for disabled people

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Under this government, disabled people are twice as likely to live in poverty as non disabled people.

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