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Douglas Alexander —
born on October 26, 1967,
Douglas Garven Alexander is a British Labour politician who was the Shadow Foreign Secretary and former Member of Parliament for Paisley and Renfrewshire South... (wikipedia)
Change is a process: future is a destination. People want a sense of hope, possibility and pride about Britain.
For me, fiscal realism is not a betrayal of Labour values; it is the foundation by which we win the trust of the public.
If you talk to most people under 30, they don't read a newspaper.
Historically, Labour has used technology as a form of control. We would use pagers and faxes to send out messages telling people what line to take. The key learning from the Obama campaign is to use technology to empower your supporters.
Any politician in a democracy has to be mindful of public opinion.