"It feels like the last Ed Balls day was just a few months ago."
The primary challenge democracies face is neither military nor philosophical. Rather, for the first time since the Great Depression, many industrial democracies are failing to raise living standards and provide opportunities for social mobility to a large share of their people.
Those numbers largely explain how British union leaders managed to swiftly unleash the largest labor protests that country
How do you boil an egg? It's not a ridiculous question. In fact, it's one some of the most well-educated and intellectual people out there would struggle with. They might be clued up on Chaucer and know Tolstoy to a T, but ask them about baking, boiling or frying and, quite often, they will be stumped for an answer.
Leadership challenges are not all that unusual in British politics; however, this turn of events does seem to re-write the history books. Cannibalizing the Labour Party could be a stroke of genius.