The fundamental premise of Trumpism, namely that globalisation is bad for ordinary people, is false.
Posts Tagged: Momentum
Interview: Goodhart says Johnson understands better than Starmer that a graduate meritocracy alienates manual workers
The author warns we are sending far too many people to university and creating “a whole great bloated cognitive bureaucratic class”.
With a ten-year background working in the education sector, I know that teachers are some of the most dedicated people you will ever meet.
Alexander Woolf: My economic views are mainstream – but have been almost impossible to air at Britain’s universities
Many of these institutions claim to be “safe spaces”. Not if you voted Conservative, though.
Richard Holden: Labour has socially distanced from voters in my seat – and others in the north and midlands. Starmer won’t change that.
The party is pinned down where it feels at home – in its new heartlands of central London, the middle of major cities and the University towns.
The date at which lockdown should end is debatable. That MPs and peers should be debating it is not.
Left-wing activists have suggested there will be “strikes” and “walkouts” if the Government doesn’t cave in to their demands.
Most don’t even mention knife crime. Instead they boast of endorsements from far left groups.
The 2024 general election will come around much faster than we think. Having a youth wing that feels valued and is sufficiently energised might just swing the balance.
Daniel Hannan: £1 million? £1 billion? £1 trillion? McDonnell is relying on you not knowing the difference.
Labour is banking on our innumeracy. I don’t say that they are taking us for fools. Plenty of clever and educated people can’t process numbers on that scale.
In the longer term, the aim of the hard left is to increase the size of the ethnic community so as to cement left-wing power.
Watson quits. Will Labour’s moderates follow his example – or endorse an extremist as Prime Minister?
Only yesterday, Andrew Gimson reported for this site that the party’s Deputy Leader was in deep trouble in his West Bromwich constituency.
Labour claims to be concerned about what they call “voter suppression.” They should sort out their own Party.
Two different conceptions of it are widely held in the UK, representative and direct. In 2019, they collide.
The Fixed Terms Parliament Act may pave the way to delivering Brexit by October 31. And for that, we can thank…