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Follow the leader

The "Blairism" strategy of the centre-left has brought ten years of power, thanks to a centralised leadership system attuned to the interests of middle Britain. Without Blair this system will no longer work. So will Labour now turn to electoral…
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To the core

Britain's debate about Europe is dominated by misunderstandings about Germany. David Soskice says that Germany's economic problem is deflation, not over-regulation, and the only way to liberate Europe from its effects is for Britain to join France in breaking the…
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The stake we’re in

Labour's stakeholder Britain shouldn't try to emulate Germany, argues David Soskice. Germanic institutions would not work in Britain's de-regulated, service-based, economy. Rather, Labour should try to offer people a stake in the new labour market
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