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Foreign policy and the left: “first, do no harm”

Gerald Holtham

The Fabian Society’s publication Outward to the World was subtitled “How the Left’s Foreign Policy Can Face the Future”. Some of its contributors, however, showed an incapacity to face the past. The shadow of the Iraq war was frequently cited as inhibiting clear thinking about foreign policy on the Left. Yet the Iraq war was not…

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Justice under siege

Lucy Rigby

Not everyone in the Labour Party agrees with one another at the moment. You may have noticed. Here however, is an area for incontrovertible agreement and unity: justice. The Tories’ approach to our fundamental rights and liberties is deplorable, dehumanising and, frankly, unpatriotic. It deserves universal and vocal opposition. Let’s start with that key pillar…

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The left’s nuclear choice

David Clark

Labour has launched a defence review, the main conclusion of which will be a decision on whether to maintain support for the renewal of Britain’s Trident nuclear deterrent or adopt a policy of unilateral disarmament favoured by its new leader. The fact that this issue has been reopened after so many years is for many…