The Establishment: And How They Get Away with It

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Ben Hathaway Because its analysed in such a way as to ignore the absolute failure of the Labour party en masse, and is wedded so dogmatically to the author's…moreBecause its analysed in such a way as to ignore the absolute failure of the Labour party en masse, and is wedded so dogmatically to the author's incredibly left wing views of the world as to be rendered close to a comic.
He does have a point, but continually thinking trade unions are the answer, and ignoring the impact of globalisation, makes a mockery of his analysis.
He reaches exactly the right conclusions, no questions about it, but there are no answers in this text. Its GCSE socialism for people indoctrinated in left wing clown-based economics. 50% of the book is great, 50% has been hijacked by an angry toddler. Its mindblowing how this has a 4.2 rating.(less)
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dani Did the establishment want to stay? Many Tory backbenchers were Eurosceptic, hence the ongoing pressure Cameron felt on having to call the EU…moreDid the establishment want to stay? Many Tory backbenchers were Eurosceptic, hence the ongoing pressure Cameron felt on having to call the EU referendum to begin with. I think it's very easy to argue that the Establishment (or certainly significant parts of it) DID want Britain to leave. This question is very difficult to answer in such a broad and generalised way.(less)

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