Progress | Centre-left Labour politics

September 2013


Editorial A new Labour party Ed Miliband’s party reforms deserve to succeed

The Insider Another dispatch from inside the Westminster village
Opinion Not working for women Women are being hardest hit by the coalition, writes Anna Bird
Opinion Mentoring across borders Technology is involving entrepreneurs in international development, explains Cherie Blair

Opinion Full steam ahead Labour must continue to back High Speed Two, argues Andrew Adonis

Opinion Paying the piper Councillors’ representation in Labour is derisory, writes Nick Forbes
Letter from … Could Germany’s SPD still enter government this month, asks Michael Miebach

The Progressive The ‘Genscher factor’ Britain’s third party could remain in government for decades

Opinion Pursuing peace Toby Greene on why the Israel-Palestine conflict remains a priority for Tony Blair
Tanked up Adam Harrison with the latest from the wonk world

Inbox What’s being said on the Progress website

Commentary Remaking Labour There are two futures for political parties. Only one will save Labour, warns Anthony Painter

FordeThought The politics drought Matt Forde’s guide to surviving when the political world is on holiday


Interview ‘Stand up for diversity’ Labour ‘could do more’ to challenge anti-immigration messages, Diane Abbott tells Robert Philpot and Adam Harrison

Cover story The Crosby show There may be good reasons for Labour to fear Lynton Crosby, writes Rafael Behr

Right from the start Stephen Mills examines how Lynton Crosby helped the Australian Liberals to a string of victories
Winning with women Can Labour count on the support of women voters, asks Zoe Tyndall

State of the unions Stephen Bush discovers that the early history of the trade unions may offer the best route to their future

A NEET idea Graeme Cooke reveals how Labour can help slash the number of young people not in work or education


Tony Blair: Prime Minister John Rentoul’s updated book provides the definitive starting point for a level-headed assessment of Tony Blair’s legacy, argues Tristram Hunt MP
Left Without a Future? Social Justice in Anxious Times Despite its gloomy title, Alison McGovern MP discovers an optimistic analysis of the future of progressive politics

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Adam Harrison

is a councillor in the London borough of Camden

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