The Fall and Rise of the British Left

Book Title
The Fall and Rise of the British Left
Author Name Andrew Murray
Publishing house Verso 
Country – city UK
Date of issue 2019
Number of pages 256

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The remarkable advance of Corbynism did not emerge from nowhere. It is the product of developments in socialist and working-class politics over the past forty years and more.

The Thatcher era witnessed a wholesale attack on the postwar consensus and welfare state, through a regime of deregulation, attacks on the unions, privatisations, and globalisation.

However, at the same time, there existed a persistent resistance to the growing powers of neo-liberalism. This side of the story is rarely told as it was considered to be a history of defeat.

Yet out of this struggle emerged a thoroughly modern socialism.

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