Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

Author - Joe Goldberg

The State of the State

It is just months until the next general election, and, given the speed of cuts pursued and promised by the coalition in 2010, pundits had predicted Labour would return to power in a landslide. Indeed, even before the...

A good start on welfare

A year ago, people were asking, ‘Where’s the beef?’ in Labour’s ‘One Nation’ policy agenda. While we’ve yet to be served up anything resembling a fillet steak there is certainly a sense of a some sort of protein...

The tax on London

Last Tuesday saw the arrival of the benefits cap in Haringey – just one of four boroughs selected by Iain Duncan Smith to trial his most radical welfare reform to date. It is just one of many pernicious attacks on our...

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