Articles by Philip Collins
Ed Miliband’s route to redefining Labour risks following the same path as Gordon Brown’s—from the left to an empty centre
David Cameron talks pleasantly about lowering inequality. But his ideas are a mess
Obama's inauguration speech is unlikely to disappoint. His words may be unremarkable; his delivery won't be
Labour is in deep trouble. To survive, it must turn its back on its centralising tradition and embrace liberalism
Academic and vocational education will never be equal. But vocational can be better
Public service reform is not undermining the public sector. But the pro-choice left needs to make its case
The tax credit is New Labour's big idea in welfare policy. It heralds an extension of means testing and a start to a merger of the tax and benefit system. It should also make work pay and reduce, if...