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I’ve drifted left with age, not right. If only Labour would do the same | Lynsey Hanley
Hope is far too important to dismiss as youthful idealism. Faced with our current political reality, it’s the only option we have, says author Lynsey Hanley

Lynsey Hanley

15, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘The socialists are taking over,’ Whole Foods CEO John Mackey laments
Libertarian co-founder of Amazon-owned grocery chain, who once compared Obamacare to fascism, is to retire in September

Lauren Aratani

11, Aug, 2022 @4:42 PM

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Labour must heed the Forde report’s advice to end infighting | Letters
Letters: Prof Tony Booth and Prof Miriam David welcome the report, while Mike Sheaff and Mark Blake say the party’s culture needs to change


25, Jul, 2022 @5:44 PM

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Anthony Arblaster obituary
Other lives: Leftwing academic and writer who focused on the promotion of socialism and democracy

Steven Lukes

03, Jun, 2022 @2:37 PM

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Scale of police spying on UK leftist party was ‘Orwellian’, inquiry hears
Dozens of officers infiltrated Socialist Workers party for decades, recording personal details of members

Rob Evans

12, May, 2022 @3:45 PM

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The Guardian view on William Morris: a man for all seasons | Editorial
Editorial: The beliefs embodied in his love for Kelmscott Manor – his socialism and care for the environment – are as urgent now as they were in the late 19th century


25, Mar, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Brian Bennett obituary
Other lives: Insurance collector determined to build a better life for his family

Jack McKenna

15, Feb, 2022 @3:50 PM

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The Observer view on the forthcoming French elections | Observer editorial
With seven leftwing Élysée hopefuls in the running, next time the left might win over voters by shunning factionalism

Observer editorial

06, Feb, 2022 @6:30 AM

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‘It’s a rubbish bin’: Parisians fight for the soul of their blighted city
Angry residents have rallied to a campaign against the ‘trashing’ of the capital. Some blame mayor Anne Hidalgo while others see the protests as a far-right ploy

Kim Willsher in Paris

05, Feb, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Walking the Sam Vimes ‘Boots’ theory back in time | Letters
Letters: Sally Goldsmith traces the idea back to The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists, while Cassy Firth says the adage ‘buy cheap, buy twice’ was a favourite of northern grannies


31, Jan, 2022 @6:11 PM

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Splits in left are set to boost far-right TV pundit in Portugal’s snap election
Socialist party has lost ground to centre-right PSD following row over budget with its allies

Beatriz Ramalho da Silva in Lisbon & Sam Jones in Madrid

29, Jan, 2022 @12:33 PM

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Stick men, scrawls and all that jazz: how AR Penck made great art look simple
With his odd symbols and signs, the East German painter created a ‘democratic’ style in defiance of the state. A new exhibition shows how his vision was inspired by the trauma of conflict and the cold war

Oliver Basciano

31, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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