Joseph Rachman

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Wednesday, 12 February 2020

Platitudinous Ten Pledges define Starmer's lack of boldness

Life is supposed to be tough when you’re on top but the current Labour leadership frontrunner Keir Starmer seems determined …

By Joseph Rachman

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Coronavirus: over the worst or more to come?

The number of those infected with coronavirus – named Covid-19 by the World Health Organisation – has now reached 43,143 with …

By Joseph Rachman

Friday, 7 February 2020

Labour moderates gain ground as hard-left begins to unravel

Are there signs of life among Labour’s moderates? It depends. Liam Byrne’s selection this week as Labour’s candidate for the …

By Joseph Rachman

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Upset in Iowa: chaos at the polls as Pete Buttigieg ekes out a lead

Meet Mayor Pete. After many delays the results from Iowa, where the first stage of the Democratic presidential primary took …

By Joseph Rachman

Monday, 3 February 2020

Look out - Chinese stock market crash is a warning

Chinese stocks had their worst day in four years today with the benchmark CSI 300 Index, which tracks the top …

By Joseph Rachman

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Labour leadership race: Nandy's rapid rise continues with key union endorsement

The GMB union’s nomination of Lisa Nandy for Labour leader means that she now needs the endorsement of only one …

By Joseph Rachman

Thursday, 16 January 2020

Labour leadership: The smart money is on Lisa Nandy

This morning, as I walked to the station, I made a short stop at the bookies to lay £5 on …

By Joseph Rachman

Tuesday, 14 January 2020

Bern, baby, Bern: Can insurgent Sanders win the US presidency?

With less than a month to go until the Iowa caucuses that open the Democratic primaries Bernie Sanders seems to …

By Joseph Rachman

Monday, 13 January 2020

Fight over the Corbyn legacy continues in Labour leadership race

As the Labour leadership campaign gets underway it looks to be a three and half horse race. Among the candidates …

By Joseph Rachman