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Alastair Campbell

Erdoğan's hold could be weakening

Despite the president’s propaganda machine, Turkish people appear confident that their democracy is strong enough to vote him out of office

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Opposition never suited Starmer, but government does

Despite the enormous challenges he faces, Starmer has already grown into the role of prime minister

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Britain deserves a change in government

Meanwhile, in Newark, Robert Jenrick appears to fancy himself as future Tory leader

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The Conservatives deserve a superdefeat

What the Tories mean by a ‘supermajority’ is that they are set to lose really, really badly on July 4. Good

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Sunak’s new campaign plan revealed

The Conservatives know their best hope of avoiding a wipeout is to stir up apathy

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The Tory voter suppression strategy

The bad news is that it’s beginning to work

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Labour cannot avoid the elephant in the room

To pretend we can become the fastest growing economy in the G7 – Labour’s No 1 mission – without addressing how to recover from Brexit risks undermining it

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Sunak’s D-day disaster will define his campaign

Are Sunak’s advisers so politically inept that they could not see the enormity of the own goal they were about to score?

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How to fight the populists

Unless we fight the political liars and the lies they tell, our political future is lost

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Levelling up was only ever a slogan

After 14 years of the Tories, the spending gap per student between the state and private schooling system has more than doubled

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My election diary, week one

Is someone in the prime minister’s team deliberately trying to derail his campaign from within?

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One school's lesson in hope

It would take a lot more than a change in government to turn around the lives of some of the pupils at The Heath – but it would be a start

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Britain’s mental health crisis is real – but Sunak doesn’t care

The prime minister's 'sicknote culture' wrongly blames the mentally ill for the country's economic problems

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Mitsotakis’s lessons for Sunak

Unlike our PM, the Greek leader listens to questions and actually answers them

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Britain is better with the NHS

Much of the criticism the NHS receives is given by the ministers who helped create its problems

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Sunak’s sicknote moral mission is nothing of the sort

Targeting ill and disabled people is a desperate move from the prime minister. Sick, you might say

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: The Mail is hiding scandals of its own

The paper’s attacks on Angela Rayner reek of hypocrisy and double standards

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Brexiteers’ Singapore-on-Thames promise was a con

Deceitful Brexiters always knew that a post-Brexit Britain and Singapore would be deeply incompatible

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: The Tories deserve to be annihilated at the election

It might even be better for the Conservatives too, but I am less concerned about them than I am about Britain

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Keir Starmer is better suited to government than opposition

Tom Baldwin’s biography of the Labour leader suggests we will see a return to serious politics if Starmer makes it to No 10

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Isaac Levido’s tactics have lost their shine

The old tactics of wedge politics, dog-whistling and dead cats are not working quite as well as they once did

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: China’s useful idiots are on the rise

We allow Russia and China far greater access into our media ecosystems than we can gain into theirs, which gives them a huge asymmetric advantage

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Parliament’s lessons from the Commons Gaza vote

An issue as serious as the Israel-Gaza war got lost in arcane parliamentary semantics

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: The prime minister is sunk

I'm starting to think the Tories are heading back, not a day too soon, into opposition

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Laura Trott’s car crash economics get a free ride

The reaction to her catastrophic interview would have been inescapable if Trott were a Labour minister

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Derek Draper and the Dalai Lama

The point of life is to live it and Derek embodied this

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Israel must talk to Hamas

Everything is impossible, as Nelson Mandela liked to put it, until you make it happen

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: There’s room for hope in British politics

In every election since 2010, fear has beaten hope but change is on the horizon

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Sunak is no different from his predecessors

Where is the “integrity and accountability” the prime minister promised?

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Don’t buy into Sunak’s election distraction tactics

The sooner the prime minister calls an election, the better

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Alastair Campbell’s Diary: Farewell Jacques Delors

Delors’ political vision was spot on for the time, just as it is now

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Alastair Campbell’s heroes and villains of 2023

Our diarist gives his personal rundown of who has been good – and who has been bad – over the last 12 months

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