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Opinion: After the Crash – Re-inventing the Left in Britain

Jonathan Rutherford and Richard S. Grayson are the editors of a new book, After the Crash Re-inventing the Left in Britain, available to download as an e-book here. Here they write about why they think all progressive voters need to join together to defeat neo-liberalism in all walks of life.

The election approaches and Britain begins the long haul out of deep recession. In such a crisis, one would expect an alternative to neo-liberalism to be riding high in the polls. Instead, the party which is ahead, the Conservative Party, offers no alternative. The Labour leadership differ only by degrees.  …

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  • User AvatarMartin 25th Oct - 11:00am
    I think the EU-Canada trade debacle shows just what shambles the EU has become, thank goodness we are getting out before it completely self destructs.
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    @John Peters / Joe Otten More recently, the National Police Chiefs' Council also report, "New figures released by the Home Office show that the 19...
  • User AvatarStevan Rose 25th Oct - 10:55am Looks like hate crime has been falling again and some of the earlier increase was down to improved reporting.
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    This is an argument against the EU, not one for it.
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    There is much to be done in modifying Brexit and helping it to defeat itself - which it may do - but we have to...
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    An excellent speech from Tim, which shows more ambition in challenging racism and prejudice. For the Runnymede Trust, an independent thinktank, this event will be...