Heirs of eternal liberalism

A Syrian refugee flashes a victory sign at Reyhanli refugee camp in Hatay province on the Turkish-Syrian border March 31, 2012. REUTERS/Osman Orsal
John Maynard Keynes wrote, frustrated, that leading Labour politicians of his era did not realise they are not ‘secretaries of an outworn creed … but the heirs of eternal liberalism’. ...
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A Very Private Celebrity: The Nine Lives of John Freeman

A very private celebrity
Of all Labour’s ‘great resignations’, arguably the most celebrated is Nye Bevan’s in 1951. Bevan famously refused to accept the introduction of NHS charges for teeth and spectacles. Hugh Gaitskell, ...
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