The masses against the classes: One Nation Labour and the revival of social patriotism


  • Ben Jackson

    1. University lecturer in modern history at Oxford University and the editor of Renewal: A Journal of Social Democracy. He has just co-edited with Robert Saunders Making Thatcher's Britain (Cambridge University Press, 2012).
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In the wake of Ed Miliband's headline-grabbing ‘One Nation’ party conference speech, Ben Jackson draws out the lessons of previous progressive leaders who have embraced the politics of social patriotism.