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The Left and ‘Special Knowledge’ – “The Unfinished Revolution: How New Labour Changed British Politics Forever” – Philip Gould

December 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Campaigning, Extremism, Ideology, Politics, Progressive Politics, Socialism, UK Labour, United Kingdom

Tony Blair’s Foreword from: There is a slight tendency on the left to believe that the people are misguided when they reject us; a bit like the Gnostics of the early Christian Church, who thought the path to salvation was the attainment of a superior knowledge only to be grasped by a select few. We [...]

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