Corbyn’s Michael Foot tribute act gives the Conservatives the potential to secure a landslide by winning over the patriotic working-class vote.
It’s sad in a way, but the quicker Labour is eclipsed and a new leftist party emerges, the better for everyone.
Our Executive Editor argues he will be “propped up on his bicycle, like the El Cid of the Labour Party”.
The uncomfortable question is this: has the push for expansion altered the nature of these institutions? If not, why do they tolerate jaw-dropping illiberality?
If there is one lesson we learnt from the EU referendum last year, it is that people are crying out for more control over their lives.
Let the leftover Blairites retro-absorb the LibDems: there’s your centre-Left. Most of the rest of usare quite happy to be governed by the centre-Right Super Party.
Thank God for great European leaders, like Merkel, whose idiosyncratic approach to border control played such an understated role in last year’s Brexit vote.
See his support for protectionism, big government, big debts – and more.
France’s choice, then: economic (global) liberalism, versus (communitarian) promises of welfarism and border control. Remind you of anything?
Only by accepting that we all hold moral positions can we hope to generate a more conciliatory and less hostile political environment.
In large part, it has taken the post-truth idea up because of its own electoral weakness – and the feeling that it may not be just temporary.
We should join organisations like Amnesty International, which has made a terrible mistake on anti-semitism, to ensure that our voices are heard.
Plus: Hammond’s jokes. Javid’s stonewalling. Am I a fascist? And: of the making of books there is no end
I wanted a properly socialist party. Then I got one.
Momentum’s momentum doesn’t need to fizz with punch: they’ve won already.