If levelling up doesn’t happen, beware the anger of the left behind
2 February 2022
London Evening Standard
The think tank that organised the focus group, More in Common, worry that the sort of disillusionment and anger we witnessed in Blackpool South is not just widespread across the Red Wall. It’s also highly fertile ground now for a charismatic populist-extremist to exploit, from the far Left or far Right. A British Hugo Chavez, a more dangerous Farage 2.0, an emboldened Donald Trump.
If levelling up doesn’t happen, beware the anger of the left behind | Tom Newton Dunn | London Evening Standard