In pledging to unleash the potential of communities across our country, Ed Miliband looks like a prime minister in waiting, writes Richard Carr.
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Labour is not losing support because left-wing policies are unpopular: it’s losing support because they are
If Labour wants to reverse its declining poll ratings, it shouldn’t be trying to fight the Tories for the centre-right ground.
If Labour cannot say what they are for or against then they have reduced the role of the opposition to a mere information source for government policy.
Ed Miliband understands that people want a government that understands their concerns about Europe but is not obsessed with it.
High rates of in-work poverty combined with falling support for state safety nets has resulted in a complex equality challenge for Labour. However, it can win public backing for a new approach to collectivism.
The public are more concerned about the Tory Party’s relationship with big business than they are worried about Labour’s relationship with the trade unions.
This article is a response to a piece by Anwar Khan which appeared on Left Foot Forward on February 12.