Why Progressives Need To Think Again About The Politics Of Expertise

Ben Whitham | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Politics
Ben Whitham

Progressives should be unashamedly contesting right wing ideas, even if those ideas are currently popular among voters. The answer to our present predicament cannot be to hide behind the elitist politics of government by experts, or to embrace the politics of racism that underpins all anti-immigration discourse.

A Progressive Alliance Would Increase The Chances Of A Conservative Government

Sam Pallis | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Politics
Sam Pallis

The idea of a progressive alliance between the Liberals and the Labour party would compound rather than erode the Conservatives lead. If the Liberals would enter an alliance it would likely haemorrhage their shy conservative support further into the hands of the Conservatives, as they will not want to vote for alliance that they will perceive to deliver a radical left wing approach to this country.

Post-Brexit Prime Minister Must Embrace Millennials and Our Progressive Outlook

Andy Johnson-Creek | Posted 08.07.2017 | UK Politics
Andy Johnson-Creek

Millennials. Generation Y. Call us what you will, but those of us born in or just after the eighties, who were teenagers in the noughties and young adults in a post-recession UK, must be one of the central focuses for the new Prime Ministers #Brexit vision...

The Progressive Case for Brexit

Matthew Ellery | Posted 17.05.2017 | UK Politics
Matthew Ellery

If you are a progressive, it is time to make your voice heard. It isn't progressive to treat Europeans better than Indians, it isn't progressive to keep Africa poor, it isn't progressive to treat democracy with contempt and it certainly isn't progressive to tax sanitary products. Say it loud and clear, it is time to Get Britain Out.

An Open Letter to Young Corbyn Supporters

Banseka Kayembe | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK Politics
Banseka Kayembe

I don't want to see a re-hash of decrepit, old economic policies that do nothing to push us forward. Corbyn's policy of using quantitative easing to pay for infrastructure is a perfect example of this.

Cameron's Government Is Defiantly Anti-Progressive - People Are Right to Fight Back

Brogan Morris | Posted 26.06.2016 | UK Politics
Brogan Morris

There have been some huge progressive successes around the world this past month - none of them, unfortunately, happened in the United Kingdom. Just l...

Coming Out

David Seymour | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education
David Seymour

It has taken a lot to get here, the heartbreak and confusion, a crisis in my being. However, I finally feel as if society is at a point to accept me for who I am, that I can look myself in the eye and say: I am who I am... I am an Ed Miliband fan.

Joining Together to Defeat the 'Bedroom Tax' Should Just Be the Start for Labour and the Lib Dems

Mathew Hulbert | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Politics
Mathew Hulbert

This was an all-too-rare case of Labour and the Liberal Democrats coming together to defeat the Conservatives... I think we may see more of these two parties working together before polling day in May next year.

Why the 'Clipped Wing Generation' Is Flying Higher Than Ever

Laura French | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Laura French

When people complain about the apparent loss of community and kindness, they seem to ignore the good things Generation Y have done; numerous youth-led initiatives, student-run committees in schools across the country, young people working together to create opportunity and equality for everyone.

Lib Dems Offer An Olive Branch To Marginalised Labour Wing

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Politics

The Lib Dems have offered an olive branch to the Progress wing of the Labour party by inviting them to their party conference this autumn, in the stro...

US Senators Pass Bill To Raise Debt Ceiling, Hours Before Deadline

Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.10.2011 | UK

US Senators have passed a bill that will raise the debt ceiling and stop the country defaulting on its loans, but cut government spending by $2.1 tril...