Was the ‘realignment’ just a pet theory?

April 2022

The country is more progressive, so why is the left losing? Executive Summary This paper helps to address the question that many in Labour and on the…

September 2021

What is driving the realignment in UK politics? The country is more progressive. So why is the left losing? According to most measures, the UK…

May 2021

The Hartlepool by-election result has renewed discussion about how Labour re-connects with working-class voters. This article looks at two components of…

February 2020

Keir Starmer’s promise to axe the Labour complaints team is the latest attempt to end the party’s ongoing, self-inflicted anti-Semitism crisis. From the…

January 2020

Why does Labour never know what it’s got till it’s (long) gone? Were the Blair-Brown governments a reheated version of 1980s Toryism? This was the…

May 2019

That week in late February — when the ‘TIG’ achieved 18% in a one-off poll — must seem a long time ago now, if you’re a Change UK member or activist…

January 2019

‘Two-tiers good, four-tiers bad’ — how we prevent a Brexit culture war The crisis over Brexit has seen a cranking up of the public anger that’s been…