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EXCLUSIVE: Former Party Staffer Explains How Labour Got So Messed Up

EXCLUSIVE: Former Party Staffer Explains How Labour Got So Messed Up

James Bickerton May 21, 2017 2

You don’t have to be part of the Labour movement, nor a self-defined progressive, to be horrified at what has happened to the British Labour Party. What was once a true party of Government,

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Middle England: The Land Labour Left Behind

Middle England: The Land Labour Left Behind

Conor Bunting May 11, 2017 0

For many years now, the Labour Party’s electoral strategy has been one primarily of defence; namely, how can we hold off the advances of UKIP in the North and the SNP in Scotland. As

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Why Emmanuel Macron is Blair 2.0

Why Emmanuel Macron is Blair 2.0

Kyle Scott Pirie May 9, 2017 0

France’s new president, Emmanuel Macron, has reinvigorated French politics by winning the presidency under the banner of a party that is only a year old. Despite this, few would describe him as an outsider.

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Oh, Go Away Tony

Oh, Go Away Tony

Backbencher April 24, 2014 0

Blair’s Bloomberg Speech On Wednesday we witnessed the return of Blair on the political agenda. This time, Blair was warning the West to “take sides” in the Middle East, in order to accurately respond

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Iraq: The Forgotten Conflict

Iraq: The Forgotten Conflict

Backbencher April 16, 2014 0

Lest he be forgotten, Tony Blair has opened up once more on Iraq. The former Prime Minister speaking on Radio 4’s Today programme last Monday claimed that Iraq would be entangled in civil war,

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Tony Blair’s Right: Labour should have cut spending in 2005

Backbencher November 4, 2013 2

Towards the end of his life, famed economist John Maynard Keynes remarked “I find myself more and more relying for a solution of our problems on the invisible hand which I tried to eject

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Blair Turns To The Balkans

Backbencher October 7, 2013 0

Tony Blair, former UK prime minister from 1997 – 2007 and current UN Middle East envoy has spoken out in favour of Albania joining the European Union. He released a statement from the Albanian

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Ed Miliband’s turkey is cooked, and he has to go.

Backbencher August 20, 2013 6

Damaine Gorman argues that Ed Miliband simply has to go. As the third anniversary of Ed Miliband’s leadership looms, Labour are still attempting to cope with the awkward, incapable man they were saddled with

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“Teach me to live!”: PHSE within the National Curriculum

“Teach me to live!”: PHSE within the National Curriculum

Backbencher August 13, 2013 0

James Evans makes the case for a keener focus upon PHSE within the National Curriculum. ‘Social mobility’: the two word mantra which is so reverentially repeated by parliamentarians up and down the country as

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It is time for an English Parliament

It is time for an English Parliament

Backbencher July 30, 2013 0

(Photograph by martin_vmorris) Elijah Pryor calls for an English parliament as a means of enhancing democracy. Contrary to what Tony Blair believed, devolution did not strengthen the United Kingdom; it has in fact initiated

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