All articles by: Chris McLaughlin

In this week’s magazine

Published: April 9, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

This week’s Tribune, on sale from Today in selected branches of WHSmith, and available by subscription features the latest from the election trail and an in-depth investigation of what happens …

Don’t go back to the Eighties, Gordon!

Published: April 3, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

So Labour’s collective campaign genius has launched a poster campaign depicting David Cameron as Gene Hunt, the character from Ashes to Ashes, saying Don’t Take Britain Back to the Eighties. …

What’s the German for hypocrisy?

Published: March 26, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

The new Trade Union and Socialist Coalition launched this week. Involved are some of the leading figures of the wildly successful* No2EU campaign which ran in the last Euro elections, …

In this week’s magazine

Published: March 26, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

This week’s Tribune, on sale from Today in selected branches of WHSmith, and available by subscription features the latest from the British Airways strike, and a plea for better industrial …

Nobble a Tory in the election

Published: March 25, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Tory Westminster hopeful Angie Bray has made a bit of a bloomer in her attempts to secure the three-way marginal seat of Ealing Central and Acton in west London. Former …

Best of the rest

Published: March 23, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

We’ve got some great articles coming up on tribunemagazine.org later this week. Tomorrow, Sally Hunt explains why cutting education in a recession is breathtakingly stupid, and on Thursday, criminologist David …

Value for money

Published: March 23, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Tribune is trying to find out which potential Blairite lobbyist would get us the best value for money. Like David Cameron, we believe in crowdsourcing our solutions. That way, we’re …

Not-Lord Ashcroft

Published: March 22, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Over at the Fabian Society’s Next Left blog, Sunder Katwala thinks we should be rude to Lord Ashcroft. He says: [A] peerage remains a significant public honour which reflects an …

In this week’s Tribune

Published: March 19, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

This week’s Tribune, on sale from Today in selected branches of WHSmith, and available by subscription features Nyta Mann’s revealing interview with Peter Hain. We have Sally Hunt and Michael …

Irregularities in the Tribune poll?

Published: March 17, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Tribune’s features and comment pages – including the one with the results to our weekly online poll – go to the printers overnight on the Tuesday preceding publication. The online …

Blair on Foot

Published: March 12, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

It’s interesting to see what Tony Blair had to say about Michael Foot. I think it is fair to say that, despite their initial romance over the relevance of Marxism, …

In this week’s Tribune

Published: March 12, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

This week’s Tribune, on sale from Today in selected branches of WHSmith, and available by subscription features Prem Sikka’s devastating investigation into Michael Ashcroft and the Tory Party’s finances. We …

New Tribune website

Published: March 11, 2010
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Welcome to Tribune’s new website. As with all big IT projects, there are bound to be glitches and bugs as we start off, but unlike NHS IT projects, this one …

Where have all the members gone?

Published: September 28, 2009
Written by Chris McLaughlin

Labour conference has long been less of a political party event and more just an endless stream of corporate parties. No wonder cash-strapped consituency parties don’t bother sending delegates to …