Progressive Britain History Project hosts, Laura Beers and Steven Fielding, speak to professor of modern and contemporary history at Oxford Brookes, Glen O’Hara, about Harold Wilson’s impact and legacy both as a prime minister and leader of the Labour Party.
Simon Hannah, author of ‘A Party With Socialists In It: A History Of The Labour Left’ and ‘Can’t Pay Won’t Pay: The Fight To Stop The Poll Tax’, discusses the history, impact, failures and future of the Labour left with Progressive History Project hosts Laura Beers and Steven Fielding.
Laura Beers and Steven Fielding speak about former chancellor and Labour leader, Hugh Gaitskell, to Greg Rosen, chair of the Labour history group & the Fabian Society research committee and editor of the Dictionary of Labour Biography. They examine his leadership, his disputes with Nye Bevan and the Labour left and his legacy today.
Laura Beers and Steven Fielding, hosts of the Progressive Britain History Project, speak to Lecturer in Modern History at the University of London , Lise Butler, about Labour’s relationship with inequality and meritocracy and where the party stands on the issues now.
https://media.acast.com/progressivebritain/progressivebritainhistoryproject-ep1-theprogressivedilemma/media.mp3 Laura Beers and Steven Fielding, hosts of the Progressive Britain History Project, speak to political scientist and professor of Politics at the University of Sheffield, Andrew Gamble, about the progressive dilemma popularised by David Marquand in his 1991 book of the same name.