Emotional and authentic: how Labour won the
Wired.co.ukEmotional and authentic: how Labour won the internetWired.co.ukI doubt John Major would have beaten Neil Kinnock if we'd had Twitter and Facebook in 1992. Further proof: May's inability to actually speak to the families from Grenfell Tower. The contrast between her aloof distance and Corbyn's willingness to ...
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 6:07 am
Big hitters from left to attend 'Brexit: A
Brecon & Radnor ExpressBig hitters from left to attend 'Brexit: A Year On'Brecon & Radnor ExpressThe opening session will be led by Sir Keir Starmer, Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, Lord John Kerr, former Foreign Office Permanent Secretary and author of Article 50, and Lord Neil Kinnock, former Vice President of the European ...and more »
Posted on 21 June 2017 | 2:55 am
“Brexit- A Year On” to be discussed at
Hereford Times“Brexit- A Year On” to be discussed at Gwernyfed High School, Three Cocks, near Hay-on-WyeHereford TimesThe opening session from 10am will be led by Sir Keir Starmer, Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Exiting the EU; Lord John Kerr, former Foreign Office Permanent Secretary and author of Article 50; and Lord Neil Kinnock, former Vice President of ...and more »
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 11:38 am
Labour risks being blinded by its own –
New StatesmanLabour risks being blinded by its own – partial – successNew StatesmanBut, lest we forget, this is less than the swing Neil Kinnock managed in 1992, which still left him disappointed in his pursuit of the keys to 10 Downing Street. The successes of 8 June threaten to blind the party into complacency, and embedding a "one ...Jeremy Corbyn Didn't Win, So British Jews Shouldn't Give Up on LabourJewish ExponentLabour Has Done Something Amazing, This Could Be The Start Of A Paradigmatic ShiftHuffPost UKall 329 news articles »
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 4:25 am
Will it be the "son wot won it"?
City A.M.Will it be the "son wot won it"? Kelvin MacKenzie and his boy want to overhaul Brave Bison board at AGMCity A.M.In 1992, MacKenzie's paper declared “It's the Sun wot won it” after Labour leader Neil Kinnock lost the General Election to the Tories. The newspaper's front page had previously told its readers: “If Kinnock wins today, will the last person to leave ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 6:43 am
With up to 100,000 now barred, Labour has
Neil Kinnock recently remarked that even the broadest church has walls. But at the rate at which Labour is closing its doors to supporters, the party is at risk of appearing less a broad church and more a secret society.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:23 am
Andy Burnham will reconnect Labour with
Another former British Labour leader, Neil Kinnock, fought long-running battles in the 1980s with Militant, a Trotskyist group within the British Labour Party that grew out of the Revolutionary Socialist League.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 9:20 pm
The Biden Moment
In the 1988 contest, Mr. Biden dropped out after it was discovered that he had appropriated British Labour leader Neil Kinnock’s hard-knock life story as his own during a speech at the Iowa State Fair. This in turn led to admissions of other ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:07 pm
Attacking Jeremy Corbyn will only increase
While some Tories inveigled themselves onto Labour party membership lists to vote for him — presuming he’ll be an electoral liability as leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition — ex-Labour leaders Neil Kinnock, Tony Blair and Gordon Brown ganged up ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:47 am
Old-school Corbynomics gives the Tories a
Under his leadership, Labour will re-fight the ideological battles of the 1980s – a hopeless task, as Neil Kinnock discovered. At the beginning of the decade, his views were barely distinguishable from Mr Corbyn’s now. By 1990, he had reluctantly ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 9:00 am