Taking Back Left Parties From the Brahmins

Across Western countries, the decline in class-based voting isn’t inevitable: it results from political choices.

Illustration by Harry Haysom

Upon Queen Elizabeth II’s death in September, many tributes cast her seventy-year reign in terms palatable to today’s political tastes. Liberal outlets celebrated a monarch who helped her country shake off its imperial past, portraying her as a “feminist” and even an opponent of Brexit. While the endless sycophancy drew widespread mockery online, right-wing media […]

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