Nick Anstead is a Lecturer in Media and Communications, at the London School of Economics.
Labour has a long history of looking across the Atlantic for inspiration. The founders of New Labour were famously influenced by Bill Clinton and his New Democrats and innovations such as the War Room, workfare and triangulation helped equip the party for the political and economic challenges of the 90s. So it is again in…
How can British politicians latch on to this year’s American election euphoria? In a new Fabian Freethinking paper – based on ground war campaigning experience from the battleground states – Will Straw and Nick Anstead argue that a mix of technology and trust hold the key to reinvigorating Labour as a progressive movement.