For the Left, more of the same won't cut it
By Andrew Dean
Andrew Dean, a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford, wrote Ruth, Roger and Me: Debts and Legacies (Bridget Williams, 2015). He has a PhD in English Literature and will be teaching modern literature in Oxford from October.
(Reprinted from Stuff)
OPINION: Over the last year, Left politics has been transforming across the world. This has especially been the case in Britain.
Running on a platform of strong economic redistribution and state intervention, Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has inspired activists and voters alike.
From an almost 20-point deficit at the start of the election campaign in April 2017, the party ended up running the Conservatives remarkably close on June 8. Polls now suggest that if the election were to be held today, Labour may win.
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, greets people at an anti-austerity rally in central London early in July.
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