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Britain isn’t the Rust Belt – is it business as usual after Thursday’s by-elections?

Originally posted on Tim Paramour:
“Labour will get its strength back, the Lib Dems will fight by-elections wearing sandals and the Tories will bugger us all. The sun will rise, the sun will set and, like an episode of The Simpsons, everything will go back to how it was at the start.” Full disclosure of…

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“Take Back Control” and the Death of the Policy

This guest post comes from Alex Hunter, Insights & Analytics Director for Hearth Group and a longstanding Labour member. He shares his thoughts on the role policy has to play in the era of the political slogan.  On the 18th of February 2017, Donald Trump held a rally in Florida where supporters held aloft signs… Continue reading “Take Back Control” and the Death of the Policy

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Who Are The Blairites?

I don’t know if you heard but on Friday morning an ex. Prime Minister gave a speech about the EU. You know the one: haunted look, manic smile, constantly on edge as if he’s seeing ghosts – oh and a bloody good orator. It’s a sad state of affairs when the only person in the Labour party… Continue reading Who Are The Blairites?

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I’ll “Get Behind Brexit” If You Can Tell Me What It Is

It’s been almost 8 months since the referendum and in that time there’s been about a decade’s worth of news. We’ve seen a new President, a new leader of the Conservative Party and several new leaders of UKIP. In that time I’ve also moved to the Netherlands which has given me a chance to view Britain… Continue reading I’ll “Get Behind Brexit” If You Can Tell Me What It Is