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Mike Gordon and Adam Tucker: Twenty Years On: Assessing the State and Legacy of New Labour’s Constitution

In such frenzied constitutional times – with only a general election resulting in a hung Parliament and a minority government and the start of Brexit negotiations to have kept public law scholars occupied in recent weeks – it is perhaps unsurprising that a significant anniversary passed in May with little acclaim. 1,531 more words

Human Rights

No Cunning Plan: My Story by Tony Robinson

Tony Robinson autobiography No Cunning Plan: My Story

Like many people I first came to know Tony Robinson through his role as Baldrick on Blackadder… 880 more words

Shiny New Books

What We Talk About When We Talk About Neoliberalism (Pt. 1)

Yesterday the former New Labour SpAd, Theo Bertram, took to Twitter to muse on the subject of neoliberalism, and to express mystification about what the term actually means. 864 more words

When Sleeping Giants Begin to Rise

By Owais Iqbal

Last week, Pakistan Cricket won their first trophy for eight years, thrashing arch rivals India. The week before last, Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party… 831 more words


The Grenfell Tower fire and cuts to legal aid

In 2013 the residents action group at Grenfell Tower tried to get advice and representation so that they could take forward their concerns about fire safety. 347 more words


Too few to mention

There’s been a flurry of articles in the last few days from commentators and political journalists who had dismissed Corbyn, asking themselves – with, I think it’s fair to say, varying degrees of rigour and sincerity – how and why they got it so wrong. 3,007 more words


All Credit Mr Corbyn

New Labour types cannot even acknowledge the pursuit of Tory 2015 voters would have been/was fruitless (triple lock and social care, dementia tax, barely dented those greedy Boomers’ votes). 210 more words