Failure of social democratic approach

Though this extract of an editorial by Paul McDonnell from the Open Republic think tank is from early last year, it deserves recycling. This is a view we touched upon in a slightly more oblique way in October 2002.

Is it possible that this line of thinking may have been at the root of Steven King’s indistinctly faint praise of the former British Home Secretary, the late Roy Jenkins, in yesterday’s Belfast Telegraph?

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