It’s sometimes hard to remember that five years ago, both Labour and Conservatives were in general agreement about the need to expand rights for trans people. But since then, both parties have drifted to the right on LGBTQ politics.
Liam Barrett is a politics and culture writer based in London.
On both sides of the Atlantic, Rupert Murdoch’s news empire is built on a hate-for-profit business model — engaging in migrant bashing, election denial, and anti-LGBTQ hysteria to drive ratings and make him and his hosts rich.
The Forde report, an inquiry into antisemitism within the Labour Party, has found that the Right cynically used accusations of racism to undermine the Left. In the two years since it was commissioned, nothing has changed.
Keir Starmer has rebranded Labour as a pro-business party. This stance has caused it to hemorrhage millions in union funding and alienate working-class voters.