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What the Left Need to do to Win People Back

What the Left Need to do to Win People Back

Joey Simnett November 25, 2015 0

The Labour Party, and the Left in general, are splashing around in the great pool of self-indulgency. Whilst nobody thought that Labour would be full steam ahead with the divisive Corbyn in charge, it

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Rejoice – The Left Are In Turmoil Across Europe

Rejoice – The Left Are In Turmoil Across Europe

Lee Jenkins July 22, 2015 0

Labour’s current turmoil is a symptom of a disease that’s ravaging social democratic parties across the continent The May General Election was a trauma to Britain’s Labour Party from it  will not quickly recover.

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The NUS is Wrong; The EU, not UKIP is the threat to Left Wing Causes

The NUS is Wrong; The EU, not UKIP is the threat to Left Wing Causes

Nicholas Mutch April 11, 2014 2

Nicholas Mutch makes the left-wing case against the European Union. The EU is one of the favourite institutions of those on the left who prioritize fuzzy feelings and good intentions above simple facts. The

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We’re all Right-Wingers now; but we won’t admit it

We’re all Right-Wingers now; but we won’t admit it

Richard Elliott December 16, 2013 0

When the late Margaret Thatcher died earlier this year, one of the first public statements made by Prime Minister David Cameron included the contribution that “we are all Thatcherites now”. This statement was met with

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Why Austerity Hurts The Left

Why Austerity Hurts The Left

Lee Jenkins December 12, 2013 0

The debate over austerity should an open goal for the political Left, so why can’t they score? Asked what the stand out word or expression of this parliament is, and ‘austerity’ will be a

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Check Your Privilege, Comrade: Identity Politics & The Left

Check Your Privilege, Comrade: Identity Politics & The Left

Lee Jenkins November 21, 2013 3

Can the Left have unity when everybody needs their own collectivised voice? Identity politics is largely a result of how the organised labour came into being; a group (in this case industrial workers) was perceived to

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The BBC is our strength and salvation, and we mustn’t allow it to be the last domino to fall

The BBC is our strength and salvation, and we mustn’t allow it to be the last domino to fall

Backbencher November 6, 2013 2

Bryony Clarke argues that maintaining the BBC is essential in the face of right-wing pressures. In the wake of Grant Shapps’ sulphurous denunciation of the BBC last weekend, a new ICM poll of 2,000

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The Taciturnity of the Right: The Taboo of Being Right-Wing

The Taciturnity of the Right: The Taboo of Being Right-Wing

Backbencher July 17, 2013 3

By Richard Elliott A few evenings ago, I left one of my favourite bars by Tottenham Court Road tube station after a modest tipple with some agreeable company, to head to Waterloo for my

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The Problem With Owen Jones

Backbencher May 9, 2013 18

The darling of the Progressive Left is wrong, about everything To make a convincing argument succinctly is extremely difficult. This was demonstrated on Twitter recently when a spat broke out between professional rentagob Owen

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The ‘Acceptable’ Prejudices Of The Left

Lee Jenkins April 4, 2013 5

The Left are guilty of their own petty, spiteful little prejudices One of the great stereotypes of British politics is that the Right are money obsessed, cold, cynical, uncaring and intolerant, whereas the Left

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