The left are now more forgiving of Ed Miliband – but many Labour MPs are furious with him

It was poignant sitting opposite the man whose ambition it had been to remake capitalism for an age of austerity.

During the World Cup, I wrote a cover essay about Englishness and on the day of the semi-final against Croatia I kept receiving invitations from broadcasters to talk about it. If you are not desperate to appear on television or radio or have nothing to sell, broadcast punditry can be tedious: you are poorly paid (if you are paid at all), the broadcasters thrive on outrage and polarised opinions, and it takes up too much time. However, on this occasion, I agreed to do a slot on Radio 2’s...
source: New Statesman

2018-09-14 13:26
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