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Oldham by-election: maybe “socialism with an iPad” is what we need

As the professional classes lose their jobs to technology, opportunities arise for the left

By Ben Judah  

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn and new Labour MP Jim McMahon outside Chadderton Town Hall in Oldham: the town helps us understand Labour's long term decline—and opportunity. © Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Oldham is a good place to think about the future of Labour. But not for the reasons that you’d think. The important thing here is…

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