Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - Alex Bigham

Memo to Nicky Morgan

Congratulations on your new role. You inherit what has strangely become one of the most controversial jobs in politics, with serious divisions between the teaching profession and the political establishment. But don’t...

Hope for Tunisia

Every story needs a beginning. The narrative of the ‘Jasmine Revolution' began when Mohamed Boazizi sat down outside the governor's office in Sidi Bouzid, calmly doused himself with petrol, flicked a lighter which...

A whole new world

Politicians are never short of advice; ‘some of it unsolicited', as Ed Miliband said at the beginning of his conference speech. So, a couple of months in, forgive me for giving a few pieces of my own counsel to...

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