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

Beyond the fragments

Trevor Fisher sees a Tory agenda that is cold, clever and calculating. It needs to be taken seriously   While the Labour situation is dominating attention, it...

The rise of Labour’s soft left

The tendency of choice – the soft left?               The Corbyn leadership victory throws up a lot of issues from the past which were never...

Labour left surge? not quite 

Labour's apparently resurgent left needs to be put into context, argues Trevor Fisher   Labour's internal elections were a remarkable victory for Jeremy Corbyn and his...

A long wet summer poses questions

Trevor Fisher a summer of quiet politics   In the Independent of 11th August, ex-Liberal MP, Norman Baker argued that Britain was heading for a one...

Time for a strategic discussion

Trevor Fisher surveys Labour's post-election quagmire and sees a Blairite clan determined to learn the wrong lessons The post election discussion even in the weeklies...

Blog: Key Election Questions sidelined

Jon Lansman has been criticised on the Left Futures website for running a piece on the views of an ex-Labour SNP supporter. His decision...

Post election – Weimar, the Fourth Republic or moving on up?

Trevor Fisher finds echoes of the French Fourth Republic in making the case for tactical voting in May   Before the 2010 election, there was some...