Joe Pollard

Joe Pollard

Joe Pollard is an intern at Progressive Britain, an undergraduate studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford and Labour Party member. He tweets @JPollard01
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New New Labour? Values-based Social Democracy

Following the recent electoral victories of Joe Biden, Olaf Scholz, Anthony Albanese and Jacinda Ardern, with further victories on the cards in Brazil and the UK, it looks like, after a period in the wilderness, social democrats are back. This is a welcome development, but all of the incumbents (perhaps

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How Labour can stop the Party

What connects the Partygate scandal and the ongoing response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine? Through their dismissal of concerns about the No.10 parties, and refusal to engage with the Russian influence on our politics, both expose an elite Conservative mindset. One defined by moral and legal exceptionalism which actively

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