1975 – a more serious & intelligent debate and not a focus group in sight.

By Yasmin Ali, a member of one of the SY2E – Remain in the EU groups.

Our politics today has become like our financial services, dependent on algorithms, number-crunching, and, crucially, bare faced misselling. PPI politics, cynical and shoddy. Sub-prime politicians, taking us for fools.  I’ve no nostalgia to return to the misogyny, racism, homophobia and myriad other unfairnesses of the 1970s.  But I wouldn’t mind a bit more of its seriousness, and willingness to argue politics intelligently, from principle, and without a focus group in sight.

Please read the complete article: Holidays In 1975

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