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Most's worst fear

“That’s the standard technique of privatization: defund, make sure things don’t work, people get angry, you hand it over to private capital” Noam Chomsky.

We are living in pretty desperate times. 1,091 more words

BETWEEN TIMES: MARC KARLIN WEEKEND Fri 4 – Sun 6 March 2016 AV Festival, 2016

AV FESTIVAL 2016: MEANWHILE, WHAT ABOUT SOCIALISM?
Sat 27 February – Sun 27 March 2016 This weekend includes screenings of eleven films by Marc Karlin including talks and discussions in collaboration with the Marc Karlin Archive. 160 more words
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Labour's divisions now are nothing like those of the 1980s

Rachel Godfrey Wood is an activist and PhD student at the Institute of Development Studies

Given that there is almost unanimous agreement that Labour Party in-fighting has a catastrophic impact on the party’s ability to get its message across to the wider population, it is worth considering the possible motivations of those factions driving these divisions. 657 more words

Argue with an Academic - Dr Rajiv Prabhakar on asset-based welfare

If you have a policy idea in reply to this piece, please submit it to editor@kingsthinktank.org by 12th February 2016. The best ideas will be published in the March edition of our journal, The Spectrum.  905 more words

Opinion Pieces

Taking the economic fight to the Tories at last

Today’s Guardian reports that shadow chancellor John McDonnell intends to hold a series of free public seminars to inform public debate on economic issues.  According to the report they will be supported by members of Labour’s Economic Advisory panel, and will contribute towards a conference on economic policy in the Summer. 592 more words

UK Politics

What did New Labour ever do for the NHS?

18th January, 2016

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What did New Labour ever do for the NHS?

Funny you should ask…

Taking stock of my recent increasing family size over a double espresso while nonchalantly browsing though my twitter feed, I notice the plaque on the wall reads: … 1,038 more words

Jeremy Corbyn

Missing #NewLabour? Holly Lester, Andrew Rosenheim's satirical romp, has been dubbed the 'British Primary Colors'

Bloomsbury Reader is excited to publish the long anticipated Holly Lester, Andrew Rosenheim’s racy satire of New Labour. Originally banned by Bloomsbury’s very own Richard Charkin when CEO of Macmillan, … 205 more words

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