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And yet it moves: Europe's long crisis

The financial crisis and the subsequent imposition of austerity has led to a deep polarisation of European politics, writes Alastair Stephens

  • Written by Alastair Stephens
  • Category: Analysis

Tax credits: the latest front in the class war

This Wednesday's spending review will see the Tories wriggle their way out of the impasse created by the Lords' decision to delay the tax credits cuts, argues Joanne Land

  • Written by Joanne Land
  • Category: Analysis
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Tony Blair's ghost riders in action

The crisis in Labour illustrates a modern fact of life: the old political structures are unable to contain the new political forces at work, writes Brian Heron

  • Written by Brian Heron
  • Category: Opinion

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