Adrian Pabst is head of the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Kent and a New Statesman contributing writer. He is the author of Liberal World Order and Its Critics (Routledge). Follow him on Twitter: @AdrianPabst1.
There is a growing gulf between the grass-roots gilets, the militant mob involved in violent destruction, and the political wing seeking to keep the main movement together.
By combining radical economics with patriotism, the party has made itself the favourite to win this May’s general election.
From the mid-1960s the New Left took socialism in a doctrinaire direction that was abstract and soulless, preferring progress to tradition, identity to class and free choice to common endeavour.
The party must downsize overmighty companies by breaking them up and introducing limits on ownership.
His work can help us negotiate a path between the extremes of radical right and revolutionary left.
Family and hard work are central to a story of pride and dignity once familiar to the Labour movement.
The Prime Minister's manifesto has taken ideas from Burke, Beveridge, and Blue Labour, but she can't escape the pull of neo-liberalism.
If the left is to avoid permanent irrelevance, it must consider a politics committed to family, decent work, contribution, the love of one’s country and an internationalist outlook.