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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

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British centrism

Being a moderating force can be for the good of people. I’m all for balance, where one person can mediate between two opposing sides and help them reach agreement on contentious issues. 1,232 more words

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What Happened? The end of modernisation

In the last few days, I’ve been reading Hilary Clinton’s What Happened and reflecting on it as an expression of a political centrism which I suspect is coming to an end. 534 more words

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BLAIR A TORY, BY A TORY

It’s funny how odd things are said by politicians from time to time.

Sometimes they can say something positive about a member of the opposing side that is actually a negative. 730 more words

The Trouble With Corbyn

The latest film by Phantom Power (you can find them all here) features writer Alan Bissett explaining the trouble with Corbyn…

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The Grenfell White-Wash Begins! (15.8.2017)

The Tory Prime Minister – Theresa May – whose government is kept in power by the Christian-terrorist group the ‘Democratic Unionist Party’ (DUP), has finally ordered the judge incharge of the Public Enquiry – that he WILL NOT be looking into the broader issues surrounding the government’s housing policy. 310 more words

Leftwing Political Analysis

FROM AVARICE TO AUSTERITY

This wet and windy month of August 2017 is, if nothing else, awash in anniversaries – fifty years since the 1967 Sexual Offences Act; forty since Elvis Presley died; twenty since Diana died…and so on. 1,053 more words

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