Despite relentless hounding from the press, the spirit of Corbynism lives on, and Labour’s deselection of the Islington North MP will be at the party’s peril.
Many progressive policies poll well with electorates on both sides of the Atlantic. So why does the Left keep losing at the ballot box? And can the tide turn?
Labour is repeating the mistakes of every left-wing movement in history by splitting into increasingly irreconcilable factions of Corbynist maximalists and Starmerian reformists. Is there a way to avoid the trauma of 2019 and unite the party?
Published a hundred years ago this month, in Agatha Christie’s second novel, the gravest of all threats is only narrowly averted: a Labour government in Britain. Conrad Landin on an extraordinary work of post-war red scare paranoia.
While Tory backbenchers are plotting Boris’s downfall, they are underestimating the PM’s preternatural connection with the conservative base. But would Labour be ready for a general election?
Keir Starmer has announced his intention to make Labour more ‘patriotic’. But will embracing working class patriotism win Labour the keys to N010?