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Brexit: ‘national economy’ and class

Food-bank Britain: not on the referendum ballot paper, but central to ‘Brexit’ Ed Miliband is staking out the kind of territory on Brexit he tried to occupy as Labour leader. His argument concedes to calls for cutting immigration. But he says … Continue reading

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Cameron’s crisis – a class moment for the left

It is very good of David Cameron to highlight the central political dynamic of the referendum campaign. That’s what he has just done by seeking to divert attention from his and the Tories’ latest crisis through announcing £9 million of … Continue reading

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Strengthening the anti-war movement in 2016

Despite the BBC’s best efforts to undermine Jeremy Corbyn over the reshuffle, the reorganisation of Labour’s front bench has strengthened the left: particularly over foreign policy.  Hilary Benn is still shadow foreign secretary (for how long he can maintain what … Continue reading

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UKIP’s crisis – a moment for the left

Nigel Farage and the racist populists of UKIP are in crisis. However serious that turns out to be, now is a moment of opportunity for the left. Since the general election UKIP has lost a quarter of its 50,000 members. Donations – which came largely from … Continue reading

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