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21 Jul '14

News Tony Blair: Labour must avoid 'delusionary thinking' to win in 2015

Former prime minister insists party has to be progressive and base policies on reality, not a delusionary view of the worldTony Blair has warned that Labour will not win the next election if it puts on ideological blinkers or bases policies on delusionary thinking of how it wants the world to be.In a speech marking 20 years since he was elected Labour leader, Blair said: "Old ideas in new clothing are still old ideas and are visibly so when undressed by reality. We should always be uncomfortable in the 'comfort zone', because the only comfort found there is for the already privileged." Continue reading...

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