‘You poor deluded people’
Dennis Potter's Nigel Barton Plays, 50 years old this month, are the original satires on the vileness of modern politics.
Benn gave an interesting reading of the Spanish Civil War.
The shadow foreign secretary certainly impressed when debating intervention in Syria – but he gave an odd account of the Spanish Civil War.
Nor in Jeremy’s name neither.
Jeremy Corbyn is allowing Labour to vote with its conscience but don't expect the squabbling to stop.
The death of an unborn baby is a devastating and traumatic event.
The death of a baby, whether born or unborn, is a devastating and traumatic event. More than 2,000 stillbirths occur every year in Australia. But a large number of them can be prevented.
Unitary we are not.
The union can survive its current period of volatility, but moves like English votes for English laws and ruling out a UK coalition with the SNP could yet bring it down.
The reds: no longer under the bed.
As the Labour Left's fourth choice of candidate prepares to take the party reins, he may have taken the lead from Scotland's Yes campaign and ushered in a new age in UK politics.
Pick me! I’ve got an idea!
A run down of what each has to say on the top issue of the summer.
How can workers fight for higher wages in today’s economy?
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The chorus chanting 'America needs a raise!' will undoubtedly grow as Labor Day approaches. They're not wrong, but America needs more than that.
Scotland wants an answer, Jeremy is still thinking.
The left-wing firebrand might be packing out venues in Scotland as much as England, but he's got some thinking to do.
It’s time to inject some substance back into arts policy.
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Political discussion about the arts and creative industries is famously woolly ybland, generic and interchangeable. But Corbyn cuts through this.
Unemployment is the main concern for about half of South Africa’s poor population while the other half is concerned about low earnings or the poor quality of work.
One in five workers in South Africa is poor. The plight of the working poor has wide implications. Employers have a responsibility to ensure a minimum level of decent wages.
Jeremy Corbyn is shaping the debate.
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If anyone other than Jeremy Corbyn is to become the next Labour leader, they will have to address the party's fatalism about 2020.
The left-wing candidate is drawing support from untapped quarters.
Labour has made it really easy to vote in this contest, and Jeremy Corbyn is reaping the benefit.
Could Comrade Corbyn be the next king of Scotland?
Regardless of what Corbyn would mean for England, at least he'd win back Scotland for Labour, right? Not according to this new analysis.
But wait – he’s got a beard!
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It’s increasingly apparent that the Labour Party is muddling through a period of existential crisis. This week’s welfare bill debacle, where 48 MPs wilfully defied the interim leadership’s call for abstention…
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Our politics correspondent explains why the Nuneaton hustings was just a warm-up act to the main event.
Call me, guys. Any time.
It is normal that for politicians to engage in angry finger-pointing after a humiliating electoral defeat. Playing the blame game has a therapeutic effect and helps a party make sense of its defeat. It…
Looks like we’re always stuck in opposition.
Labour needs to make three big improvements, if it's to improve its performance in 2020.
Len’s got a plan for Labour.
Len McCluskey needs to snap back to reality, if he wants to see Labour in government.
Norway: a flag bearer for ethical investment?
Sovereign Wealth Funds have about $7 trillion to invest in the companies we work for -- and new research shows that the biggest of them brings some extra benefits.