Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - Greg Rosen

Poetry or prose?

Greg Rosen identifies lessons for Ed Miliband from past Labour manifestos It was in 1983 that Mario Cuomo, famous for his observation that ‘you campaign in poetry, you govern in prose’, was first elected governor of New...

Crisis? What Crisis?

John Shepherd’s new account of the winter of discontent is a labour of love, exploring in detail the myriad strikes and disputes in both private and public sectors of that fateful winter of 1978-79. Shepherd explains...

Whitewash in Whitehall

The next Labour government will need to reform Whitehall —Before 2010, the Conservatives sought to make political capital out of ‘Labour waste’ – implying that all would be improved once Tory rather than Labour...

Stronger together

A bold future beckons for the Cooperative party in alliance with Labour The Cooperative party, whose new general secretary will be announced imminently, faces an unparallelled opportunity. In electoral alliance with...

Tony Benn: A Biography

This biography of Tony Benn is enthusiastic and readable, yet curiously unsatisfying. Benn’s career is nothing if not precocious. MP at 25. Spin doctor to Labour’s leader in his early thirties. His campaign to renounce...

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