Old realisms: Policy reviews of the past
- Mining the middle in Britain. Gelb, Norman // New Leader;8/15/94, Vol. 77 Issue 8, p3
Focuses on Anthony Charles Lynton Blair's leadership in Great Britain's Labour Party. Political career; Revival of the word `socialism'; Concern of the Conservative and Liberal Democratic parties with Blair's emergence; Scandals within Conservative circles; Issues of Labour Party policies.
- A glimpse of power. // New Statesman;01/24/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4318, p5
Comments on the current British Labour government. Pledge by Gordon Brown that income tax will not rise in the course of the Labour government; Report on business titled `Promoting Prosperity'; Business leaders' backing of the government; Possibility of a mature partnership between center...
- News from nowhere. // New Statesman;01/24/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4318, p11
Presents news briefs on current British government and politics. Includes Peter Thomson, Tony Blair's spiritual guru; Ken Livingston's address before the Labour Club at the London School of Economics; South Africa as a haven for old Labour advisers; Labour's operations at Millbank Tower.
- Interview: Peter Mandelson. Richards, Steve // New Statesman;01/24/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4318, p14
Presents an account of an interview with Peter Mandelson. Comments on the British Labour government's shedding of `tax and spend' image; Mandelson's close relationship with Tony Blair; Future after the election.
- More equal than ever. Lloyd, John // New Statesman;01/24/97, Vol. 126 Issue 4318, p21
Examines the British Labour government philosophy regarding the use of politics to combat inequality. Possibility of creating a moral climate in which equality can exist; Policies by the Labour government aimed at vanishing inequalities of income and wealth.
- After Labor Day, it's showbiz as usual in U.K. Dawtrey, Adam // Variety;05/05/97, Vol. 367 Issue 1, p3
Reports on the British film industry's hopes of gaining tax breaks from the nation's Labour Party who had a landslide victory in the May 1, 1997 general elections. Influence wielded by veteran producer David Puttnam from within the Labour Party; Arts Council as a candidate for reform; Party's...
- The culture of Blairism. Gopnik, Adam // New Yorker;07/07/97, Vol. 73 Issue 18, p26
Reports on the victory of Tony Blair's Labour Party administration and changes in the governing mood of Great Britain. Election of Blair's government in May 1997; Minimal policy differences between the New Labor Party of Tony Blair and the old Tories; Effective governing styles and their...
- VIII: Love's Labours lost? Clarke, Peter // History Today;Sep91, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p35
Contends that the `inevitable triumph of Labour' view of 20th-century British history is being replaced by one both more pluralist and more appreciative of its idiosyncratic achievements. Whig interpretation of history; Differing accounts of the rise of the Labour Party; Interpretations by...
- After the party. Wrack, Matt // Red Pepper Magazine;Oct/Nov2008, Issue 162, p28
The article presents the author's insight on the disaffiliation of the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) from the Labour Party of Great Britain. He discusses the 2002/2003 disputes between the FBU and the party, in which FBU members were taken aback by how suddenly the pressure was put on by the British...