It would be easy, but mistaken, to take the path of least resistance and simply re-enact the dated Cameron ‘modernising’ agenda.
If you’re a factory worker who hasn’t a proper pay rise in years, the fact that the tax lawyers and brand consultants are doing nicely isn’t much comfort.
America is still the richest of the big economies, but for ordinary Americans on stagnant wages that’s not much comfort
The ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ image of the German economy induces an inferiority complex among the British
While London as an economic entity is doing very well, the same doesn’t apply to ordinary working Londoners
Away from the playgrounds of the prosperous, “tattoo-parlour Britain” is very much today’s Britain
An intriguing argument for ‘trickle-up’ economics
A thriving economy needs thriving domestic consumers
Why are so many well-paid, property-owning married couples living in such a state of financial insecurity?
The only way that David Cameron can stay as Prime Minister on 35% of the vote is if Labour loses ground to other parties
There’s only so much that can be done about ticket prices, but political pressure could have an impact in forcing the operators to improve the customer experience
Without going beyond purely material considerations, “stuff” is not the same thing as wealth
The conventional wisdom is that UKIP’s new voters are disaffected Tories. Nigel Farage insists they come from all parties and none. Who is right?