Tagged: Labour Party


The Politics of Affluence in 1950s and 1960s Britain

The 1950s can largely be seen as a period when the majority of the UK population benefited from increased living standards and were able to buy a growing number of goods for mass consumption. Despite delivering this change in the standard of living for much of the electorate, it was...


Corbyn, Blair and Emotional History

Before the drama of this weekend unfolded, an article in the Independent commented on the emotional politics of the Labour leadership campaign. Written by a psychiatrist, it cautioned that the characterisation of Jeremy Corbyn’s Leftist ideals as “emotional”, and his opponents’ centrist proposals as “rational”, wilfully fails to acknowledge the...