Rules and power: why we mustn’t fall into the same Tory trap

Labour’s Gramscian left populism, with the imposition of 99% vs 1% (victims vs villains) identities, created an ontological threat to existing social identities, which revolve around personal autonomy and freedom to be who we say we are, not who the state, represented by a glowering Jeremy Corbyn, tells is we should, or must, be.

The re-fashioning of Labour as a legitimate force must, therefore, restore that sense of autonomy.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store