New from Tony Blair: “The proximate cause of defeat was not complicated or hard to see, but simple and in plain sight. We put forward a Leader and a manifesto that the British people thought unacceptable to such a degree that many were repelled.”
Labour’s task is not to make itself feel better – it’s to win power | Tony Blair
Tony Blair tells some harsh truths to Labour. Can they separate the message from the man, though?
Labour’s task is not to make itself feel better – it’s to win power | Tony Blair
Labour’s task is not to make itself feel better – it’s to win power: 'winning is the top priority. That means a professional organisation, strategy, preparation, not deluding ourselves that belief in our own righteousness is enough.’ | Tony Blair
Guess who’s back, back again, Tonty’s back, tell your friends
Some good stuff here. "Parties that govern are not the same as protest movements."
Labour’s task is not to make itself feel better – it’s to win power | Tony Blair
Blair's sixth point especially relevant. When Labour are trashing the record of a thrice elected labour government as "neoliberal red tories" it is self-sabotage
So many humdingers in this article "If someone voted Tory or Lib Dem at the election, they’re not likely to want a socialist revolution at the next"
Unapologetically, I love this man "Progressives win from the centre. We can decide that now or waste another four elections before we decide it later"