The End of Parliamentary Socialism: From New Left to New Labour

The End of Parliamentary Socialism: From New Left to New Labour

Leo Panitch


This trenchant account of the final twenty-five years of the British Labour occasion argues that Tony Blair’s modernizing tendency was once profoundly incorrect in announcing that the single substitute to conventional social democracy and slim parliamentarianism was once an popularity of neo-liberalism. In blaming the Labour left, instead of the social-democratic correct for the party’s years within the electoral desolate tract, the modernizers rejected the creativity and effort which the party’s New Left had mobilized, and with no which their very own professed objective of democratic renewal was once not likely to be discovered. during this new version, the authors, in collaboration with David Coates, assessment the talk in gentle of the Blair government’s first 3 years in workplace.

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