Brainless tribalism led it to underestimate Johnson.
Posts Tagged: Socialism
Don’t pray Venezuela in aid when trying to counter run-of-the-mill left-wing policies – it cheapens the real case.
“The Conservative Party should stand up for all those who feel powerless in Britain today”- Gibb’s reformist speech
“If we fail to address the very real areas in which the capitalist system is failing – a long period of left-wing, socialist government is surely on its way.”
Christ’s resurrection certainly doesn’t help us out on Brexit – unless it be to remind us of the Christian virtues of temperance and respect.
Chloe Westley: The twisted ideology that upends reason – and presents terror backers as innocent victims
Postmodernism strips the likes of Shamima Begum of personal responsibility and judges her solely by ethnicity, religion and class.
“I think it’s incumbent for me as someone of the left to call out governments and states of the left.”
A wise US president with a clever plan would be able to reduce the risks. But this one may well squander the opportunity for a peaceful return to democracy.
So though he presents himself as anti-Trump, he has something in common with him. And there could, astonishingly, be a future for socialism in America.
Lee Rowley: Brexit is big. But our politics is bigger – and I say that as a committed Leaver. Here are some ideas to boost it.
Remainers and Brexiteers alike must recognise the politicians are stuck in an ever-decreasing circle of fervour, hyperbole and hysteria.
Specifically for anti-Brexit politicians, the path to creating such a party lies firmly on what we think of as the Left;
It is essential that voters do not come to believe that those politicians who support a free economy have become obsessed by leaving the EU.
Len McCluskey’s opposition to a second referendum is explicit, Seamus Milne’s Euroscepticism is unshakeable, and so on. The People’s Voters need Labour’s whipping power, but they won’t get it.
The magazine has taken a break from conspicuous consumption to blunder instead through the world of history and economics.
Marshall Tisdale: I’m young, gay, state-educated – and Tory. No wonder Owen Jones hasn’t published his interview with me.
I didn’t have private tutoring, I didn’t go to the local grammar school, I don’t fit the Left’s stereotype. Is that why it’s been kept back?
Corbyn has upped his rhetorical game – and he appears to be developing his political savvy a bit, too
His promises are unaffordable, and his spending plans are reckless, but he has started to offer retail policies.