Niknam Hussain

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22 June

Labour attack on civil liberties slowly being unwound

Its seems very strange to me and many others from supposedly the “progressive” wing of politics to have seen the sustained attack by the previous Labour government on civil liberties. Whether it came from a deeply held belief or a political imperative to “triangulate” against the Conservatives or to keep the right ring press of Rupert Murdoch and the “Daily Mail” on side, I don’t know. Some have argued that the left wing naturally gravitate to ‘statist’ control, but that supposes the last Labout government was left wing.
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