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Labour now risks splitting off into two equally ridiculous parties

Which entity – the one recognised as legitimate by parliament or by the members – will be legally entitled to call itself ‘Labour’? Might ‘Labour’ feature in two or more competing forms – Labour vs Continuity Labour, for instance, or Labour vs Classic Labour vs Jerry C’s Labour Show? 

How spin doctors destroyed our democracy

In the first of a two-part series, The Independent’s founding editor explains how the professionalisation of politics turned the business of Westminster into a brand, with dangerous consequences

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