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After eleven years of continuous, seemingly unassailable Conservative governance in Britain, it’s easy to think about them exactly the way we did eleven years ago, particularly if you aren’t one of their supporters. Having been in the Labour Party for…

The Labour Party leadership has had something of an embarrassing time in the last month. With opinion polls slowly showing better performance since Keir Starmer became leader, Labour’s statistical fortunes are now faltering again and the party’s recent patriotic turn…

To those of us active in the Labour Party, internal battles are standard procedure. The goriest episode lasted from 1979-87, where the Tories governed for 18 years, aided by Labour spending the whole period in protracted and costly ideological trench…

Labour infighting shouldn’t be news to many people by this point. More often than not it takes the form of highly publicised internet drama, but in the past few weeks we’ve seen infighting of a form far more existential to…