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General Election 2015: three ideas for Ed Miliband

Since he has none of his own

By Anatole Kaletsky   March 2015

"Random attacks on 'predatory' businesses or bankers will not do." © Hannah McKay/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Ed Miliband says that voters should judge him not by his personality but by his ideas. If so, Labour is doomed, because Miliband has not made a single economic pronouncement that deserves to be called an “idea.” Although time is running out, he still has a chance to establish economic credibility by launching an intellectual strategy in three parts.

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