Lord Mandelson was always keen to require iron discipline in New Labour when he was one of the small clique in charge. Today he is now an enthusiast for rebellion, urging modern Labour MPs to disagree with their Leader and to remain true to the flexible pro European and pro military intervention stances of Blairism. This sad volte face is notsurprising.
By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor,USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London eachday.
If there is a crash in property prices in the Greater London area, this will have a major impact on the banks and on the economy as awhole.
Let common sense triumph in 2016. Political lunacy has run for toolong
Doctors risk losing trust at a time when public scepticism has grown in so many other areas. And patients risk losing lives, especially if threats to withdraw emergency cover for the first time areenacted
Yesterday saw the end of the disastrous season of Guest editors. Let me contrast the two crucial interviews on Saturday’sprogramme.
Until these self-styled keepers of the flame recognise their own failings and accept that Jeremy Corbyn won, tensions in the party will beunresolved
You are here at last, and mostwelcome.
It is commonplace in the modern UK political world for the politicians to share the general view of them as unsuited to making important long term decisions. So often the UK establishment in alliance with the front benches of the two main parties agrees that a matter is “too important” for politics, should be taken out of politics, and given to some all wise and expensive independentquango.
Globalisation has divided rich countries economically. Trump speaks for those who have lostout.
Industry leaders speak for a much bigger constituency than any politician orcommentator
2016 is set to be a year of elections in Africa. Hopes for more democracy are dim but young Africans are starting to kick against autocratic rulers, writes Claus Stäcker.
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