A blog by Luke Akehurst about politics, elections, and the Labour Party - With subtitles for the Hard of Left. Just for the record: all the views expressed here are entirely personal and do not necessarily represent the positions of any organisations I am a member of.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Super Thursday

My take on last week's elections: http://www.progressonline.org.uk/2012/11/22/cameron%e2%80%99s-black-thursday/

Wednesday, November 21, 2012


My Progress column this week is about the conflict between Israel and Hamas: http://www.progressonline.org.uk/2012/11/21/rocket-science/

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

Labourlist column

My Labourlist column this week responded to John Harris' call for abstention in the Police Commissioner elections: http://labourlist.org/2012/11/dont-listen-to-the-siren-voices-of-abstention/

Friday, November 02, 2012

Columns this week

On Labourlist I wrote about the YouGov polling about the political attitudes of different social classes: http://labourlist.org/2012/10/we-need-to-avoid-appealing-to-an-imaginary-radical-working-class-vote/

On Progress I took Polly Toynbee to task about Trident replacement: http://www.progressonline.org.uk/2012/10/31/fight-fight-and-fight-again/

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