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Corbyn’s Copeland Catastrophe?

March 1, 2017

There is no doubt that Labour’s performance in the Copeland by-election last week was historically bad: a government last won a by-election seat off an opposition in 1982. But Jeremy Corbyn’s most die-hard supporters have tried to explain this poor result away. Do their arguments hold any weight? You have read the headlines: this is […]

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Labour leadership: some reflections and analysis

August 22, 2015

I’ve been in Washington DC for a couple of days. Halfway between Capitol Hill and the White House on Pennsylvania Avenue is the monumental old Post Office building, its tower a Washington landmark. The Postal Service sold it a few years ago to a certain hotel chain. The hoarding outside announces the process of the […]

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Corbyn: Hero or Disaster?

August 12, 2015

It’s fair to say that the Labour leadership contest has caused some sharp differences of opinion among the All That’s Left team. We thought about each of us writing a separate piece for the blog but instead we’ve decided to go for full disclosure, Hilary Clinton style, with publication of our recent private email exchanges […]

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