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Trevor Fisher is editor of progressivereaders.co.uk and a member of Stafford CLP.

Gogglebox and what polling shows

Trevor Fisher says Labour would be foolish to take much from current opinion poll figures and voices concerns of a return to New Labour mark II

Is Starmer’s Labour centre-right?

A rightwards lurch to appeal to Tory voters would be electoral suicide, argues Trevor Fisher

Tories on a victory march?

Labour must prepare for an early general election by opening candidate selection now, writes Trevor Fisher

Johnson tax plans challenge Labour

The high-risk Johnson tax rises combined with the Cabinet reshuffle make an early election more possible. Labour needs to prepare by setting in motion the selection of parliamentary candidates, says Trevor Fisher

The policy maze

Trevor Fisher finds a huge credibility gap at the heart of Labour’s policy-making process

Progressive alliance: Lego-brick policies

Trevor Fisher argues that the quest for an alliance of anti-Tory parties is fraught with dangers

Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the spirit

Trevor Fisher says beware dreamers and false hopes for the future

Johnson’s own goal

Trevor Fisher on the contradictions between policies on pubs and pitches

75 years of questions for Labour

The 2019 defeat underlines why Labour needs to move on from the flawed 20th Century Fabian political model, says Trevor Fisher

Hope & questions in Staffordshire

The Black Lives Matter movement has seen impressive - and apparently spontaneous - protests erupt around the country. But, Trevor Fisher asks, what challenges does this new form of organising present for the left?

The 2024 trap

The Conservatives' plans for constitutional change could see them prolong their time in power. But, as Trevor Fisher argues, Labour have a chance to seize the initiative