Unbalanced Britain: This Sorry State
BARRY WINTER assesses the work of David Marquand and considers what it can offer a left desperately seeking some answer to society’s massive imbalance in power and wealth.
Let’s begin with a quote: “In the name of individual freedom, economic liberalism ended up centralising power and control in the state and large corporations.” It summarises many of the arguments in David Marquand’s book, Mammon’s Kingdom, on what is wrong with Britain today. But the words are not his. They come from the e-book, One Nation: Labour’s Political Renewal, written by Jon Cruddas MP and Jonathan Rutherford.
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