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Richard Johnson

Richard Johnson is a lecturer in politics at Queen Mary, University of London.

The Life and Legacy of Michael Foot

Michael Foot was born on this day in 1913. A giant of Labour Party politics, the attempts to diminish his legacy after his death only reveal the extent to which his socialism threatened the British establishment.

The Two Englands

The Tories portray themselves as the natural party of a conservative England, but there is another England – one with a centuries-old tradition of radicalism and dissent against the established order.