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Time for a skills revolution

Some time has passed since the election of Donald Trump and I have found myself reflecting on things; not just on another massive defeat for progressive politics, but on the reaction. It is a reaction that typifies how out of touch the left really are; a reaction that...

Lessons from Scotland

When I started doorknocking for the Labour party in Glasgow as a fresh-faced 16 year-old, it was still then a heartland where we won often, regularly defying the ambitions of the Scottish National party. Today, Glasgow’s constituencies are all represented by...

Faith in the broad church

The Labour party has long been seen as a broad church political movement attracting and absorbing political ideologies from across the left with the unified belief that only Labour could deliver the social change needed to build a fairer and more equal society. This...

To make progress, we need Progress

Recent polls have placed Labour in a very bad position. Optimists have voiced support for the idea that Labour's way back into power is through our work in local government and the endeavours of local councillors. My view is that similar to our reluctance to examine...
Lessons from Scotland

Lessons from Scotland

When I started doorknocking for the Labour party in Glasgow as a fresh-faced 16 year-old, it was still then a...

Faith in the broad church

Faith in the broad church

The Labour party has long been seen as a broad church political movement attracting and absorbing political ideologies...

Parking trouble

Parking trouble

Many Labour supporters found Theresa May’s keynote speech to the Tory conference disheartening for (at least) two...

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