Good articles Sid - thanks for posting them. Chakrabortty's two are especially interesting; I'll have to read more of his stuff.Sid wrote: ↑2 months agoSome reading for those who're arsed
This explains brilliantly how labour became so toxic during the neoliberal Blair days
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... vern-votes
Another great read from the same journo explaining why some working class people voted leave
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... ion-brexit
And this is explains the tories super effective Trump esque online campaign tactics
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... retweeting
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits...
That's your only takeaway from that? Not the point about the climate crisis, the death of the neoliberal consenus, poverty etc?
If I was a lib dem I'd feel called out by that too tbf
The programme being dire poverty, decimated services, no NHS, and the fact people are buying mortgages on houses that are going to be under water before they're paid off
Show me a centrist government that has a suitable plan to tackle all that
How in the good fuck are those urgent dire fucking issues not that interesting??marlon wrote: ↑2 months ago
What is interesting to a liberal then, just brexit? 5p plastic bags?
If one of your centrist careerist cokeheads take over again the membership will fall like it did under Blair as people leave, as will belief in unions if they back another neolib