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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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    @Alex Sabine "they [senior Lib Dems] were saddled with a policy which they didn’t want" Though it was a policy their party wanted. Perhaps the...
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    @Matthew Huntbach "The alternative solution would have been to pay for it by BIG cuts." So you keep saying, but what evidence do you have...
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    I’m amazed that 38 Degrees have managed to be so busy, because they said that the Lobbying Act would ban them from campaigning. Strangely, it...
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    Can I vote for you Alex?
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    I would certainly qualify the statement in the OP, but overall, just, Clegg can be commended for his work in coalition. However, he should stand...
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    I don't believe the decision to raise the tuition fee cap was taken because the teaching grant was "unaffordable" in a strict fiscal sense. I...
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