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Neoliberal Policies harming Children

In 2005 New Labour liberalised the gambling the laws, ending the ban on T.V. advertising, which is in line with neoliberal policies of decreasing state regulation of private companies. 163 more words

Neoliberalism

Out of the dark

Since the election, I’ve been wondering about what actually happened – how good a result was it really for Labour? and how bad a result for the Tories? 2,476 more words

Pinkoes

Education Policy Under New Labour #class notes

When they first came to power in 1997, Tony Blair, the leader of Labour Party (dubbed ‘New Labour’*) announced that his priorities were ‘education, education and education… 1,566 more words

Education

A kind of solution

You’ve probably seen this:

I think it’s a work of genius, not least because of the way it anticipates an obvious objection from some of those hostile to its message – … 2,929 more words

Pinkoes

Alastair Campbell vs Tony Blair

The section at 18 mins about Iraq-related dreams is fascinating. They both seem rather haunted, in radically different ways:

Thinking

Zero-Hours - Labour's Failure - and Modern Slavery

A friend of mine has said that since Labour lost the last election – things have got far worse for most ordinary workers on ‘zero hours’ contracts. 391 more words

Leftwing Political Analysis

New Labour: Because Blair Deserves Better

Earlier this week I was sitting with a colleague at work, and as it does quite often nowadays, the issue of politics came up. Despite writing about and following politics quite avidly, it’s something I tend to steer clear off at the office. 723 more words

Politics