Andrew S Crines

Shallow, hostile, toxic: Corbynism’s social media problem

Social media creates a bubble in which Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters validate each other but convince few others, writes Andrew S. Crines. At the same time, debates on Labour’s future currently lack the intellectual justification which writers of the left previously enjoyed. This combination renders Labour unable to articulate a clear message about its vision for the country.

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    ‘A conservatism that keeps the British dream alive’ – the rhetoric of Theresa May’s conference speech

‘A conservatism that keeps the British dream alive’ – the rhetoric of Theresa May’s conference speech

During her conference speech, Theresa May was subjected to events which were out of her control – a cold, a prankster, and falling letters. But this explanation may mean little to those who were not in the conference chamber, writes Andrew S. Crines. He analyses the speech and concludes that the PM could pay a high price for the […]