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Allen Simpson

Allen Simpson works for a major bank. He was Labour’s candidate in Maidstone and the Weald in 2015 and 2017, and is a strategy board member of Progress. He is part of the leadership team at Labour in the City

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DER GOLEM, WIE ER IN DIE WELT KAM [GER 1920]

The rise of the golems

Allen Simpson

Anti-establishment politics will always end in tears for mainstream parties, argues Allen Simpson Modern politicians seem to be in perpetual competition to be the most anti-establishment. This is not just a recent phenomenon. Tony Blair’s glottal stop, Bill Clinton’s saxophone and Ronald Reagan’s cowboy hat predate Corbyn’s bicycle clips by decades, but they are part…