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Author - James Bloodworth

Corbyn

Samson waiting

Corbynism will not burn itself out, predicts James Bloodworth The long-term aim of the far left is very different to that of Labour’s moderates – and not only in terms of a political programme. Whereas the Labour...

French lessons

What we can learn from France’s foreign policy —Just over a decade ago French Fries were renamed ‘Freedom Fries’ in cafeterias on Capitol Hill. French president Jacques Chirac had led United Nations opposition to the...

After the fall

Twenty-five years after the Berlin Wall came down, James Bloodworth on why New Labour was the natural next chapter for the left Next month marks 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and the liberation of eastern...

A poor excuse

The lionising of Venezuela betrays a preference for the idea of ‘socialism’ over actually fighting inequality, writes James Bloodworth Venezuela has been rocked by anti-government protests in recent months...

Littler England

Six months ago, parliament rejected military intervention in Syria. It simply made the situation worse, says James Bloodworth The disinclination of the public to want Britain to intervene militarily in Syria has more to...

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