John Foster / 09 Oct 2020

The Return of the White Republic

David Roediger’s The Sinking Middle Class

The middle class is the quintessential American category. It’s of foundational significance, although it is only since the Reagan era that it has had its current degree of political cachet.(...)

Before the deluge. Keir Starmer (L) with Jeremy Corbyn, October 2019.
Josh White / 17 Feb 2020

Destroying the Labour Party

The False Promise of Centrism

“You can’t change things if you’re in opposition,” says the centrist dad. “Labour has to get back into power to help the majority of people. That means we have to appeal to the centre-ground. Otherwise, you’re just a protest party.”(...)