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Wales, the Corbyn surge, and the direction of the democratic left / Gideon Calder; David Marquand; Leanne Wood; Neal Lawson

Soundings, Volume: 63, Issue: 63, Pages: 45 - 54

Swansea University Author: Gideon, Calder

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Roundtable discussion discussing the prospects for social democracy in Wales and elsewhere in the wake of the Corbyn leadership victory. Was it a game-changer? Do political horizons remain much as they were? What are the prospects for progressive alliances, for example across Labour, Plaid and the G...

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Published in: Soundings
ISSN: 13626620 17410797
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Abstract: Roundtable discussion discussing the prospects for social democracy in Wales and elsewhere in the wake of the Corbyn leadership victory. Was it a game-changer? Do political horizons remain much as they were? What are the prospects for progressive alliances, for example across Labour, Plaid and the Greens? Support for Labour more or less held up in the May 2016 Welsh Assembly elections, but this support is fragile; as in many de-industrialised areas, it is susceptible to a populist appeal to a sense of disenfranchisement and lack of control.
College: College of Human and Health Sciences
Issue: 63
Start Page: 45
End Page: 54