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These were originally published as letters in response to John Harris’s piece on the decline of Social Democracy 

Labour’s real challenge

Anthony Painter—author of “Left without a future?”

The slow death of traditional European social democracy is a tale that has been told many, many times. In What Labour’s next leader needs to know, John Harris treads the now familiar path of New Times, New Labour, and new populism. Yes, we are now a more plural,…

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