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Unless progressive parties unite, the UK will shift further to the right | Letter
Letter: A united opposition in Hungary carries lessons for the Labour party, writes Jeremy Cushing


20, Oct, 2021 @4:56 PM

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The Guardian view on Starmer’s Labour: time to take on the Tories | Editorial
Editorial: The Labour leader must know his party faces existential implications if it suffers a historic fifth election defeat


26, Sep, 2021 @4:53 PM

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Labour has lost its heart and nerve in pandering to the right | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to articles by Andy Beckett and Peter Mandelson on the party’s political identity


26, Sep, 2021 @4:42 PM

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The problem is bigger than Keir Starmer – Labour's centrists have run out of ideas | Andy Beckett
The leader’s long essay has a few bright notes, but it shows again that it’s his wing of the party that has failed to ‘modernise’, says the Guardian columnist Andy Beckett

Andy Beckett

24, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Labour didn’t lose its ‘red wall’ – it never had one | David Edgerton
The idea that working-class people voted Labour until Brexit came along is a fiction only the Conservatives benefit from, says modern history professor David Edgerton

David Edgerton

09, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the voter ID bill: cynical and hypocritical | Editorial
Editorial: A measure touted as enforcement of ‘electoral integrity’ is the exact opposite – deliberate voter suppression


12, May, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Time to take the heat off cooling towers | Brief letters
Brief letters: Guardian bicentenary | Local elections | Singing birds | Cooling towers | Air pollution | Marmalade


06, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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No more playing nice: Labour must lead the charge against Tory dirty tricks | Theo Bertram
It’s not enough to have a positive manifesto. The party should take a leaf from the Tory playbook and go on the attack, says Theo Bertram, a former adviser to Tony Blair and Gordon Brown

Theo Bertram

20, Nov, 2019 @4:40 PM

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Don’t dismiss the ‘other’ political parties: they might be the future | Alan Finlayson
Groups that existed on the fringe of British politics a generation ago have recently become key players, says academic Alan Finlayson

Alan Finlayson

20, Nov, 2019 @2:31 PM

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How Britain’s elections became impossible to predict | Paula Surridge
Brexit’s challenge to the old left/right divide is the final ingredient in a cocktail that has given us unusually volatile voters, says politics lecturer Paula Surridge

Paula Surridge

06, Nov, 2019 @6:37 PM

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Elections are changing, but broadcasting rules are stuck in the last century | Paul Chadwick
Superficial measures of ‘balance’ do not account for the reality of social media and how people campaign now, says the Guardian readers’ editor, Paul Chadwick

Paul Chadwick

03, Nov, 2019 @9:22 PM

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Labour acts on risk of 'dark money' from Farage-led lobbyists
Creation of new World4Brexit group prompts party to alert elections watchdog

Peter Walker Political correspondent

31, Jul, 2019 @1:33 PM

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