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Review of An Evening with Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson was one of the most significant figures in the New Labour movement. As he launched the third volume of his autobiography at Durham Book Festival… 930 more words

Event Reviews

NHS Privatisation and Data Mining

Since 1979 (and the Tory election victory of that year) the attacks on the Socialist NHS have been intensified, with the rightwing objective of stripping the British nation of good quality and ‘free’ healthcare at the point of use, and to replace the NHS with a system premised upon private medical insurance.   627 more words

Leftwing Political Analysis

Blair's missing millions

Tony Blair, of course, led the Labour Party to three general victories. As it happens, those are the only three general elections that Labour’s won in the last forty years. 842 more words


Dear Blairites, dear Corbynistas: Open letters to both.

Jeremy Corbyn // Getty Images

Dear Blairites, New Labour factionists, John McTernan, etc etc:

If you will indulge me in a little smugness for a moment: It wasn’t meant to be like this, was it? 1,072 more words

UK Elections

100 New Labour Achievements

1. Introducing the National Minimum Wage and establishing the Low Pay Commission

2. Tripled spending on our NHS, an increase of over £66bn – more than doubling health spending per capita… 925 more words

UK Politics