Tuesday, May 10, 2005

Harry's Place: comments on the election and Respect

For those interested who pass my way, but generally do not pass through some of my fellow bloggers who are more explicitly concerned with political debates, can I recommend checking in at Harry's Place? There are some serious and thought-provoking discussions here that deserve to be read.
The left needs to respond to this poison [BNP etc] with the politics of hope – showing in practice that our old slogans still have some life in them yet. That unity is strength, that a democratic society offers a way of dealing with problems, that a social-democratic economy can provide a decent life for all and the opportunities that offer a way out of poverty and marginalisation.

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