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libcom dot org Dec 14
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Blue Labour – “faith, family and dog-whistle politics.” An interview with political theorist Ed Rooksby
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libcom dot org Dec 14
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There'll be bluebirds over, the white cliffs of dover, As we copy out slogan from Vichy France across the seaaaaa
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libcom dot org Dec 14
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For anyone pointing out that patrie doesn't translate to community. Sure. Sometimes Blue Labour's Maurice Glasman says Faith Family and Flag instead.
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libcom dot org Dec 14
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These guys are small but they aren't new or obscure. They were a major driving force behind controls on immigration being carved into stone and onto mugs during Ed Miliband's leadership. And they've been given a lot of column inches in the New Statesman.
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libcom dot org Dec 14
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In 2011, while Lord Glasman was senior advisor to Ed Miliband, he called for all immigration to the UK to be halted. A complete stop.
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In the same year Glasman argued that EDL supporters should be encouraged into the Labour Party.
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libcom dot org Dec 14
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As to what you call it, an older thread. This reactionary labourism predates third positionism but sometimes words take on new meanings.
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libcom dot org Dec 15
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John McTernan, who was an adviser to Tony Blair 2005-2007, directly referenced the 'rootless, cosmopolitan elite' in a 2011 article praising Blue Labour's analysis.
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libcom dot org Dec 15
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Socialism with skull measurimg characteristics.
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libcom dot org Dec 15
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Also a speaker at Blue Labour's 2016 conference 'Forging a New Politics'.
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libcom dot org Dec 15
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Apparently this need reiterating. Blue Labour aren't a new entryist project, they were senior figures in Ed Miliband, the previous Labour leader's, team.
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libcom dot org Dec 16
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Glasman on Newsnight. He doesn't need to be in charge he just needs these talking points to be echoed everywhere. Which as you can see from people showing their arses today is already happening.
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