Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

November 2014


Editorial Past imperfect Until it develops a better account of its past, Labour will continue to be muddled about its future

The Insider Another dispatch from inside the Westminster village

Opinion Fight your own campaign Blair McDougall provides some Scottish lessons for the general election and a referendum on Europe

Opinion – Mercurial men Were Alex Salmond and Nigel Farage political twins, asks Hopi Sen

Opinion Justice, not charity Labour must aim to abolish international aid, argues Alison McGovern

Opinion Brand new Labour is still to win over disgruntled voters, says Stephen Bush

Opinion And it’s goodbye from me Final thoughts from our departing director, Robert Philpot

Letter from … Bruce Hawker searches Lynton Crosby’s past for clues to the Tories’ future electoral strategy

The Progressive – Respect due Labour has nothing to say to voters suffering at the hands of antisocial behaviour

Inbox What’s being said on the Progress website

Tanked up Adam Harrison with the latest from the wonk world

Dates for your diary News of forthcoming Progress events

Commentary Closing Labour’s deficit Has Labour left it too late to restore its economic credibility, asks Jonathan Todd

FordeThought – Style matters Matt Forde identifies one advantage of the rise of Ukip


Interview ‘It might be worth listening to me’ Tony Blair’s legacy is hotly contested. He defends it to Robert Philpot and Adam Harrison

Dark vistas Next May’s election may resemble that of October 1974, believes Lewis Baston

Double trouble The Labour party risks a squeeze both north and south of the border, warns Matthew Goodwin

After Heywood Labour must learn why it has lost so many voters, especially men, argues Deborah Mattinson

Harsh realities The referendum campaign exposed Scottish Labour’s many flaws, writes Willie Sullivan

‘What could actually get worse?’ Richard Angell hears from those Labour in Scotland abandoned

The party of England Labour needs to prove it can win a majority in England next May, suggests Patrick Diamond

Speak for England Labour has ignored England for far too long, says Maurice Glasman


Breaking the Code: Westminster Diaries He was The Beatles to Boris’ Oasis – Matt Forde enjoys Gyles Brandreth’s diaries

Why Vote Ukip: The Essential Guide Only a postmodernist deconstruction gets Jamie Reed through Suzanne Evans’ manifesto for Nigel Farage

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Adam Harrison

is a councillor in the London borough of Camden

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