Excellent post by Mike Sivier. Spot on. If labour cannot turn itself around by listening to people like this at the grassroots then they have lost the next election.
It really is up to the grass roots to change this. Otherwise the banks and the 1% win – again!
Labour could be heading for defeat next year, after it set out new policies that have the same chance of success as England’s plan for the 2014 World Cup.
The party put its weight behind a report by the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) that left the public cold. If Labour does not change direction, it seems likely the party will not win the votes it needs to get into office next year – unless its rivals make serious mistakes.
It is a situation almost exactly like that of the England football team.
All right, it’s not a perfect parallel. England got into this fix because it was outplayed by teams with ambitious and flamboyant…
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