ALWYN TURNER remembers the SDP – ‘the party of the future’, according to Barry from Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
ALWYN TURNER remembers complaints in the 1980s about Tony Benn and ‘the elitism of activists’.
Ex-footballer George Weah has just been elected president of Liberia – but where are Britain’s sporting politicos? PAUL SAFFER finds a few, but has to dig deep.
Is it really deja vu all over again? Some quotes from the Labour Party in the early 1980s.
PAUL SAFFER suspects the slickness of this year’s Conservative Party conference will speak louder than any words actually uttered there.
DAN ATKINSON wonders whether ‘Corbynomics’ will send sterling the way of the Zim dollar.
It’s not the voters who are anti politics, says ALWYN TURNER, it’s the politicians.
DAN ATKINSON goes in search of eastern promise.