Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - Alex White

Things fall apart

Last Monday must have been quieter for George Osborne, a few days ahead of a play-it-safe budget. No rabbits to hide in hats, an extra mark on his report as prime minister in waiting, and Westminster insiders were even...

Heirs of eternal liberalism

John Maynard Keynes wrote, frustrated, that leading Labour politicians of his era did not realise they are not ‘secretaries of an outworn creed … but the heirs of eternal liberalism’. For most of Labour’s history, the...

100 days of Tory majority

100 days ago this weekend, Labour party members were falling exhausted into their beds as the rest of the country was waking up to the first Conservative majority government in 18 years. The first days of a government...

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