Red Tory: How Left and Right Have Broken Britain and How We Can Fix it by Phillip Blond

Red Tory: How Left and Right Have Broken Britain and How We Can Fix it by Phillip Blond

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Red Toryism combines economic egalitarianism with social conservatism, calling for an end to monopolisation of society and the private sphere by state and market. This book argues that only a radical political settlement can tackle the problems we face. It offers a different vision for our future and asks us to question our political assumptions.

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Conventional politics is at crossroads. Amid recession, depression, poverty, increasing violence and rising inequality, our current politics is exhausted and inadequate. In "Red Tory", Phillip Blond argues that only a radical new political settlement can tackle the problems we face. Red Toryism combines economic egalitarianism with social conservatism, calling for an end to the monopolisation of society and the private sphere by the state and the market. Decrying the legacy of both the Labour and Conservative parties, Blond proposes a genuinely progressive Conservatism that will restore social equality and revive British culture. He calls for the strengthening of local communities and economies, ending dispossession, redistribution of the tax burden and restoration the nuclear family. "Red Tory" offers a different vision for our future and asks us to question our long-held political assumptions. No political thinker has aroused more passionate debate in recent times. Phillip Blond's ideas have already been praised or attacked in every major British newspaper and journal. Challenging, stimulating and exhilarating, this is a book for our times.

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SKU GOR001950309
Title Red Tory: How Left and Right Have Broken Britain and How We Can Fix it
Author By (author) Phillip Blond
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 320
ISBN 10 0571251676
ISBN 13 9780571251674
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Conventional politics is at crossroads. Amid recession, depression, poverty, increasing violence and rising inequality, our current politics is exhausted and inadequate. In "Red Tory", Phillip Blond argues that only a radical new political settlement can tackle the problems we face. Red Toryism combines economic egalitarianism with social conservatism, calling for an end to the monopolisation of society and the private sphere by the state and the market. Decrying the legacy of both the Labour and Conservative parties, Blond proposes a genuinely progressive Conservatism that will restore social equality and revive British culture. He calls for the strengthening of local communities and economies, ending dispossession, redistribution of the tax burden and restoration the nuclear family. "Red Tory" offers a different vision for our future and asks us to question our long-held political assumptions. No political thinker has aroused more passionate debate in recent times. Phillip Blond's ideas have already been praised or attacked in every major British newspaper and journal. Challenging, stimulating and exhilarating, this is a book for our times.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001950309
Title Red Tory: How Left and Right Have Broken Britain and How We Can Fix it
Author By (author) Phillip Blond
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Faber & Faber
Year Published 2010
Number of Pages 320
ISBN 10 0571251676
ISBN 13 9780571251674
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No