Tony Blair

politics

Work Is Not the Best Route Out of Austerity-Driven Poverty

On Monday, the new work minister dismissed a UN report that outlined austerity-driven poverty in the UK as "too political".
Simon Childs
11.21.18
Brexit

A 'People's Vote' On Brexit Is a Terrible Idea

The big-business backed, astroturf campaign to stay in the EU will lose, and it deserves to.
Richard Seymour
10.19.18
Football

How Arsene Wenger's Rise and Fall Mirrors the End of Blairism and Cool Britannia

Blair’s Third Way and Wenger’s vitamin-infused tiki taka transformed their fields, were re-worked by others and then ceased to work.
Oscar Rickett
4.20.18
lies

We Work Out Who Is Lying: Tony Blair or Michael Wolff

Wolff claimed the former prime minister was angling for a job in the Trump administration. Blair said it was a complete fabrication. Wolff called Blair a liar.
Oscar Rickett
2.27.18
The British Dream

Is Tony Blair to Blame for Everything That Happened Last Year?

In 1997, everything was going to change, but it didn't work out like that.
Simon Childs
2.2.18
politics

Nature of the Beast: Meet Labour's Most Notorious MP

We spoke to Dennis Skinner about Tory-hating and the new documentary about him.
Oscar Rickett
10.12.17
crime

The Age of the ASBO: How Britain Became a Police State

What started as a Tony Blair buzz phrase has led to hundreds of children being imprisoned for things that aren't even crimes.
Mark Wilding
10.10.17
politics

All the Best Stuff We've Overheard at the Labour Conference

Really great stuff happening down here in Brighton, guys.
Simon Childs
9.26.17
Westminster Whispers

Francisco Garcia's Westminster Whispers

Salacious gossip in the House of Commons, from the lobby's most acerbic wit.
Francisco Garcia
8.11.17
Not Gay As in Happy

Why It Took So Long for Labour to Address Gay Rights

Blair's New Labour eventually set the wheels in motion, but it took them so long to do so that Cameron was eventually able to claim credit for same-sex marriage.
Michael Segalov
6.2.17
asylum

Yarl's Wood Detention Centre Is at the Front Line of British State Racism

There was another protest to "shut it down" this weekend.
Simon Childs
5.15.17
THE NINETIES

Growing Up with Tony Blair, the Embarrassing Dad of UK Politics

What does it mean to be a Child of Blairism?
Angus Harrison
5.3.17
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