John Harris

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Brexit breakdown part 4: two years on, why is Britain so bleak?

In the concluding part of their journey into the heart of 2018’s weirdness, John Harris and John Domokos go to a Leave Means Leave rally and ask an obvious question: how did this side win? For the answer, they go to Labour conference, and then to a massive distribution centre at the cutting-edge of the new economy
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Can Labour forge a new, 21st-century socialism? | John Harris

The scepticism about Corbynism isn’t because it is too radical, but because in an era of disruption, it is not radical enough
In among all the noise about Brexit and Donald Trump, there’s a remarkable sound: a great deal of the free-market, laissez-faire ideas that have dominated the last four decades being criticised and contested, perhaps as never before. In the US, the fallout from the election of 2016 has fed into the first stirrings…

Britain’s insecure towns aren’t ‘left behind’. They hold the key to our future | John Harris

The desire for community and stability should not be dismissed as nostalgia. It’s our politicians who need to get with the times

It can be found in the opening pages of a book published in 2014: one of the most influential ideas in modern British politics, given its first airing in the days when Ukip was on a roll, and the forces that would propel Britain towards Brexit were decisively coming into view. “Over recent…

Brexit breakdown part 1: Why are the Tories winning Walsall?

With Brexit fast approaching, John Harris and John Domokos have spent four months sampling the mood of the country. In episode one of this new series, they spend time in the Midlands town of Walsall, where despite cuts and Tory chaos, Labour isn’t breaking through 
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‘Lost for words’: Somerset cuts £28m of help for most vulnerable

Tory council latest casualty of drastic austerity measures imposed on local government
On Wednesday the eight-person cabinet of Somerset county council voted through £28m of spending cuts, spread over the next two years. Over the previous six months, speculation had raged about whether Somerset would become the next Conservative-run council to join Northamptonshire in effectively going bankrupt and to call in government commissioners to sort out its mess.
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