The SPD is in government with Angela Merkel again after signing a coalition deal. But life has been harder for the social democrats.
Social democratic parties across the continent are struggling for different reasons. They can learn from each other to bounce back.
The Labour elite doesn’t think Jeremy Corbyn has what it takes to make it in Westminster.
Labour reformers toyed with the image of democratic participation without realising what it would actually lead to – a democratic debate. But the next step is not to backpedal against democracy.
Turmoil on the left led to a party split in 1983, and today's circumstances look very familiar...
Sanders on the stump.
Sanders is not a socialist. And Denmark is not a utopian ideal to which Americans should aspire. Here's why.
Corbyn is well-known as an anti-austerity campaigner.
The new Labour leader's arrival coincides with a new phase in European politics – the rise of the left.
Joe Hockey’s 2012 ‘age of entitlement’ speech was unusually candid, but as treasurer he has shied away from tackling the tax perks that burden the budget.
Whenever an Australian government runs into trouble we hear calls for a clearer narrative. The latest contribution comes in a thoughtful article from Waleed Aly. Aly points to the similar undermining of…
Nordic nations enjoy regulated working hours, substantial welfare provision and strong economies.
At the end of this month Australia’s Productivity Commission will issue the final report of its inquiry into Early Childhood Education and Care. The inquiry was limited from the outset by the requirement…