A good start for Ed Miliband's newest recruit, David Axelrod. Or is that Alexrod? Well it is the latter if you consulted the Labour Party website this morning. Yes, the fanfare was all over the news about Axelrod's arrival. But the egg was all over Ed Miliband's face. Show More Summary
From outside, it probably seems we quit the Feministe vlog after just 4 months of vlogging. In actuality, despite scepticism from professors, we’ve been labouring for 4 months behind the scenes to reboot the vlog, brainstorming ways to deliver content with appeal beyond the feminist blogosphere. Show More Summary
The British Labour Party has appointed David Axelrod as a strategic adviser to Ed Miliband's 2015 campaign. Axelrod, who went on to serve as a senior adviser to President Obama after acting as an adviser on the president's 2008 campaign,...Show More Summary
Writing in The Scotsman this Easter weekend, Labour Party strategist John McTernan argues that Cameron's call to Christianity will turn ethnic minority voters away from the Conservative Party, and that David Cameron's new pledge to faith...Show More Summary
David Axelrod will advise the British Labour Party during the 2015 election
"We’ll see your Mayoral campaign and raise you two Presidencies." In effect, that’s what Labour said last night when announcing the appointment of David Axelrod as Senior Strategic Adviser. Ed Miliband has once again shown that he makes the big calls boldly and correctly. Labour doesn’t need a change of strategy – they have one. [...]
A Labour councillor has expressed his concerns about schoolchildren singing the national anthem and raising the Union Flag because of the "cost" of the proposed moves. A Conservative councillor in Bolton, Mudasir Dean, proposed the moves in order to encourage patriotism. Show More Summary
Britain's Labour Party leader Ed Miliband has conscripted the services of American campaigns professional David Axelrod, otherwise known as the architect behind President Barack Obama's U.S. election victory in 2008. The appointmentShow More Summary
I enjoyed this piece by David Aaronovitch in The Times in which he takes left wing political gobbledegook to task for its miserable failure to communicate simple messages clearly. Which is kind of how I feel about Labour, left wing union leaders like Len McCluskey and equal pay. Show More Summary
PetroVietNam Gas's first-quarter gross profit fell 27.5 percent to 3.9 trillion dong ($185 million) from a year earlier, the Lao Dong (Labour) newspaper reported.
Welcome to Axelrod versus Crosby The Guardian front page with news of Labour's appointment of Axelrod to advise on party's GE2015 campaign pic.twitter.com/NLeJSbT9vb — Mike Smithson (@MSmithsonPB) April 18, 2014 Also in politics as football nothing like a big foreign hire to cheer up the fans. — Adam Boulton (@adamboultonSKY) April 17, 2014 @adamboultonSKY But […]
The Labour Party has announced tonight that David Axelrod, the man who masterminded Obama’s two election victories, is to advise them in the run up to the next election. Axelrod’s… Continue reading The post Top Obama strategist David Axelrod to advise Labour appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Keynes' fixation on the labour theory of value: "It is much preferable to speak of capital as having a yield over the course of its life in excess of its original cost, than as being productive. For the only reason why an asset offers...Show More Summary
by Peter Saunders Tony Blair’s spin doctor Alistair Campbell famously said that the Labour government didn’t ‘do God’ but the Prime Minister’s Easter address to church leaders has him trending on twitter as #CameronJesus. Today he has called for Christians to be ‘unashamedly evangelical’.…
It's disgraceful that we have to look to Europe to defend basic workers' rights, but that's the America we live in, I guess: German labour union Verdi has called on workers at online retailer Amazon in Germany to go on strike on Thursday...Show More Summary
InterManager said it welcomes the adoption of new measures to protect seafarers against abandonment. Amendments to the Maritime Labour Convention 2006, agreed
There was much excitement on Tuesday night when Labour Pat McFadden, a former business and employment minister, appeared on Newsnight and said: ‘I want to see a Labour Party that… Continue reading The post There’s supposed to be a ‘cost of living crisis’, Ed. Will free gym use solve it? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
A labour dispute that all but shut platinum mines since January is extending the longest shortfall in global production since 2005. ||| New York - A labour dispute that all but shut platinum mines in South Africa since January is extending...Show More Summary
An analysis of economic influences on political popularity suggests that the Conservatives will move ahead of Labour in the polls by the time of the May 2015 general election but their lead will be insufficient to deliver a majorityShow More Summary