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UK governments, of whatever party, may finally be compelled to break with the crony corporate capitalism promoted by New Labour
Britain had lost the knack of turning smart ideas into prosperity—even before it had to reckon with Brexit. But there is something we can do
Adam Posen / November 13, 2017
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