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Top five lessons from 2013: The future of government

1. We’re all fiscal hawks now
2013 confirmed that all the political parties are fiscal hawks now. The choice is which shade of austerity. Ed Balls first hinted at the pain to come if Labour returns to office at the 2012...

Five things we learned about the economy in 2014

1.       This is a new kind of recovery
When is a recovery not a recovery? This year the UK’s growth has taken off in a way quite unlike the aftermath of previous recessions.

Your view of the performance of the economy in...

Reappraising Harold Wilson

This article is the first in a series of pieces on the life and legacy of Harold Wilson published in celebration of the centenary of his birth, 11 March 1916.

Credibility now

Labour’s new leadership intends to reset its economic policy. However, Labour needs to do much more than find the right policies. It needs to fundamentally rethink the basis for its economic platform, making sure it is relevant to today’s economy...

Outward to the World

Today's left needs to unite around a new internationalism.
Foreword by Hilary Benn MP and introduction by Mark Leonard
December 2015

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