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‘Never more relevant’

Rachel Reeves tells Richard Angell and Conor Pope the subject of her book, Alice Bacon, would have a clear message for today’s moderates

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Culture, Class And Loathing: The Establishment's Distorted Views Of The Working Class

In recent years I have noticed a tendency on the part of mainstream politicians and the media to make blanket generalisations of the working class. For them, the working class is uniformly illiterate, ignorant, racist, xenophobic, eat Big Macs and slob around in tracksuit bottoms that have been purchased from Sports Direct. 1,394 more words

Society & Culture

Even Remainers Who Accept The EU Referendum Result Are In Denial As To Why People Voted For Brexit

The EU referendum was not a question of “head vs heart”. When Remainers pretend that they occupied the intellectual high ground, they only delay their necessary and inevitable reckoning with the will of the British people… 1,006 more words

UK Politics

A different kind of Labour


Today I joined the Labour Party in disgust. Here is a copy of a letter I sent upon my membership to the party, to Jeremy Corbyn and to my MP Rachel Reeves. 771 more words

Is the UK is better off inside or outside the EU ?Leaving the EU is necessary to protect the NHS from interference and stop the spread of market forces

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Lord Owen suggested the EU was a catalyst for entrenching competition in the health service. EPA photo

Former Labour Foreign Secretary Lord Owen says leaving the EU is necessary to protect the NHS from interference and stop the spread of market forces. 744 more words

The Duncan Smith resignation: fundamentally shifting the economic debate

With the departure of Ian Duncan Smith from the Cabinet, commentators are spending much time and effort analysing how the balance of politics within the Conservative Party has changed.  607 more words

UK Politics

Rachel Reeves' alternative budget: taking the politics out of economics?

Rachel Reeves, former Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary, has published her own “alternative Budget”.  It sets out a set of six proposals which, she argues, George Osborne should follow later this month. 481 more words

UK Politics