The politics behind Ed Miliband’s long-awaited speech on immigration are pretty straightforward. Polling – and Labour activists’ experience on the doorstep – suggest that immigration remains a big concern for large numbers of working-class voters. Unless Labour engages with a conversation going on in ‘every kitchen’, as Ed Miliband puts it, the [...]
The term still lurks around certain corners of course but there is increasingly an element of shame attached to it that equates it with more than a degree of social prejudice
The International Committee of the Fourth International, which anyone with any history in internal Labour politics will recognise as a claim to the apostolic Trotskyist succession, says that The Independent on Sunday “urge[s] the formation of a new right-wing political party”.
Apparently, this was the purpose of our exclusive report of the second part of the [...]
It is an understandable reaction when you wake up from a great dream to pull the covers over your head, block out the sun and the noise of garbage men, and tightly close your eyes in the hope of making it last just a little longer. Especially when that dream was as great as America’s.
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