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There is no economic reason for Osborne’s surplus plan. It’s time Labour stopped playing catch-up

Simon Wren-Lewis, New Statesman, 18 June 2015

The 79 economists are thinking too narrowly

Letters, Guardian, 16 June 2015

George Osborne’s Tea Party settlement is the stuff of cold sweats

Aditya Chakrabortty, Guardian , 16 June 2015

Hysterical Keynesians need to ditch the hyperbole if they don’t want to be ignored

Ryan Bourne, City AM, 16 June 2015

UK Labour leadership race begins in earnest

Samira Shackle, Deutsche Welle, 15 June 2015

Academics attack George Osborne budget surplus proposal

Phillip Inman, Guardian, 12 June 2015

Osborne plan has no basis in economics

Letter (from Class), Guardian, 12 June 2015

Queen’s speech: unions attack Javid strike action crackdown

Kevin Rawlinson, Channel 4 News, 27 May 2015

Non-dom plans are ‘negative’ and ‘misguided’

Mark Sands, Mortgage Strategy, 15 April 2015

Experts slam Conservatives’ right to buy plans

Tim Clark,, 14 April 2015

No shelter for non-doms

Editorial, Morning Star, 9 April 2015

Experts blast ‘misguided’ Labour non-dom plans

Mark Sands, Money Marketing, 8 April 2015

The Observer view on public spending

Editorial, Observer, 7 December 2014

East Coast mainline should remain in public hands

Beth Farhat, The Journal, 1 December 2014

How should we value the arts?

Money talks … a report by Dr Abigail Gilmore calls for arts funding to be connected and streamlined. Photograph: Graeme Roberts, The Guardian, 1 December 2014

Who wants a fairer Britain?

Editorial, Morning Star, 30 October 2014

Support for cap on executive pay

Press Association, The Courier, 29 October 2014

Britons fear rich-poor divide is harming society, poll finds

Peter Walker, The Guardian, 28 October 2014

Opinion: The case for integration

Max Salsbury, 24dash, 10 October 2014

Bold and unique – a role for local government in our modern state

James Murray, Labour List, 21 September 2014

Central government urged to support councils to build new homes

Laurna Robertson, Inside Housing, 19 September 2014

Swedish models shows better deal for workers brings reduction in strikes and improved industrial rel

Morning Star, 11 September 2014

A strong recovery needs strong unions and public investment

Ozlem Onaran, Left Foot Forward, 8 September 2014

A good state would give each of us the chance to thrive

Yvonne Roberts, Observer, 10 August 2014

On the wrong track: the case for renationalisation

Ellie O'Hagan, Total Politics, 11 July 2014

Think tank says UK is “falling out step with the rest of the world” by rejecting public ownership

LabourList, 10 July 2014

The tide is turning against the scam that is privatisation

Seumas Milne, Guardian , 10 July 2014

If you want to solve wealth inequality, then you can start by giving trade unions their power back

Ellie O'Hagan, Independent, 4 July 2014

What role can unions play in tackling inequality?

Dan Holden, Shifting Grounds, 1 July 2014

Why we can’t tackle inequality without strong trade unions

Steve Hart, LabourList, 1 July 2014

The importance of the labour movement in tackling inequality

Richard Murphy, Tax Research UK, 1 July 2014

The key to reducing inequality? Stronger trade unions

James Bloodworth, Left Foot Forward , 1 July 2014

Thomas Piketty comes to parliament: what we learned

George Eaton, New Statesman, 16 June 2014

Mr Gove still seems intent on making learning a misery for millions of children

Terry Wrigley, Independent, 4 May 2014

Ukip voters need to be ‘educated’, claims Labour grandee

Owen Bennett, Daily Express, 30 April 2014

TUC highlights national zero-hours wage swindle

Joana Ramiro, Morning Star, 10 April 2014

Benneconomics: A Tribute to Tony Benn

Andrew Fisher, New Left Project, 24 March 2014

Yes, there is still life for the left after Tony Benn and Bob Crow

Owen Jones, Guardian, 14 March 2014

Only a radical government can end the Great British Rip-Off

Sadiq Khan, New Statesman, 13 March 2014

The Banking Reform Act is rearranging the deck chairs on the neoliberal Titanic

Professor Prem Sikka, Open Democracy, 27 February 2014

New UK Banking Act: A Missed Opportunity to Make Banks Socially Responsible

Professor Prem Sikka, Huffington Post, 26 February 2014

Labour needs leftist edge back

Chris Trotter, The Dominion Post, 22 November 2013

Labour is losing argument over benefit reform, says Ed Miliband aide

Joe Murphy, Evening Standard, 8 November 2013

Do You Agree With This Poll on the Economy?

William Bancroft, Huffington Post, 8 November 2013

Top Miliband aide: Labour is “not winning” on benefit reform

Georgia Graham, Telegraph, 8 November 2013

Ed’s top adviser calls for a swing to the Left and end to austerity

Andrew Pierce, Daily Mail, 8 November 2013

The people are rejecting free market capitalism

Ellie Mae O'Hagan, Open Democracy, 7 November 2013

There is sadly mass support for nationalisation and price controls

Allister Heath, City A.M., 5 November 2013

Public Far to the Left of Labour Party Finds Poll

Nick Assinder, International Business Times, 5 November 2013

Poll shows support for renationalisation and price controls

Harry Phibbs, conservativehome, 5 November 2013

Benefits of economic growth

Daniel Hunter, Fresh Business Thinking, 5 November 2013

More IPPR, less Class

Stephen Bush, Progress, 5 November 2013

Houses are being excluded from the benefits of economic growth, says Frances O’Grady

Economic Voice Staff, Economic Voice, 4 November 2013

The freedom of the press and how far is too far?

Joy Johnson, Tribune, 3 November 2013

The shackles are off Ed Miliband – but he can do more

Steve Hart, LabourList, 3 November 2013

Economic recovery for households ‘meaningless,’ says TUC

Information Daily Staff Writer, Information Daily , 2 November 2013

Cameron has presided over an astonishing and avoidable rise in poverty

Lisa Nandy, LabourList, 2 November 2013

Labour must challenge the governor of the Bank of England

Ann Pettifor, LabourList, 2 November 2013

The financialisation of everyday life must be confronted

Costas Lapavitsas, New Statesman, 1 November 2013

The case for a public sector

Ken Livingstone, LabourList, 1 November 2013

What could you do with 70p?

Emily Thornberry, LabourList, 1 November 2013

Ukip has chanced upon the neglected part of British politics

Alex Andreou, Guardian, 1 November 2013

Green jobs: are they really too good to be true?

Faiza Shaheen, Left Foot Forward, 31 October 2013

It’s time to offer some hope and aspiration to those struggling

Ian Lavery, LabourList, 30 October 2013

The struggle begins

Ellie Mae O'Hagan, Morning Star, 26 October 2013

Free schools: our education system has been dismembered in pursuit of choice

Stephen Ball, Guardian , 23 October 2013

Free schools: our education system has been dismembered in pursuit of choice

Professor Stephen Ball, Guardian, 23 October 2013

The market is broken

Len McCluskey, LabourList, 22 October 2013

Families are forced to ‘rely’ on payday loans

Simon Read, The Independent, 12 July 2013

Calls to take action against ‘rip-off’ payday lenders as personal debt hits £158 billion

Max Salsbury,, 11 July 2013

University bans ‘rip-off money lenders’ from campus in support of new Parliament move

University of Sheffield, University of Sheffield News, 11 July 2013

Your chance to live in a Grand Design

Alex Johnson, The Independent blogs, 8 May 2013

In Land Revenue: the case for a Land Value Tax in the UK

Andy Hull, Labour List, 8 May 2013

Key think-tank paper calls for Land Value Tax in Britain

Newswire, Liberal Conspiracy, 8 May 2013

Land tax could trigger ‘house-building revolution’

Emily Twinch, Inside Housing, 8 May 2013

Cameron’s days in office may be numbered, but the national agenda is still set by the right

Owen Jones, The Independent, 10 March 2013

Let’s build more homes – who wouldn’t vote for that?

Zoe Williams, The Guardian, 7 March 2013

Time to step in to build the homes we need, in the places we need them

James Murray, The Guardian Professional Network, 2 November 2012

Is class politics still relevant? Well yes and no

James Bloodworth, The Independent, 2 October 2012

Whatever happened to the Labour Party?

Owen Jones, The Independent, 30 September 2012

Thinking that’s a Class apart

Carolyn Jones and Rachel Yates, Morning Star, 30 September 2012

All things being equal, it’s an idea whose time has come

Steve Hart, Tribune, 25 September 2012

Equality must be at the centre of a vision for a better society

Steve Hart, New Statesman, Current Account, 11 September 2012

Turning the spotlight

Anneliese Midgley, Morning Star, 9 September 2012

Why Inequality Matters

Katharine Round, Huffington Post, 7 September 2012

Unions back thinktank to remind Labour of roots in working lives

Hélène Mulholland, The Guardian, 16 August 2012

An issue of CLASS and the ever-continuing fight for the soul of the Labour party

Rupert Myers, Daily Mail, 29 June 2012

The British public backs Francois Hollande

Mehdi Hasan, New Statesman, 25 May 2012

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