“David Lindsay has generated a brilliant reconciliation of the conflicting strains of the Labour Tradition and is worthy of the closest attention.”
Dr Maurice Glasman, Lord Glasman of Stoke Newington and Stamford Hill, founder of Blue Labour.
Monday, 24 December 2007
Wot No Nick Cohen?
No sign of him in yesterday's Observer. Alas, he is probably just on holiday. But here's to 2008 as the year when the Observer finally tells him and his ilk to sling their hooks to the Times where they belong.
“Before Red Tory and Blue Labour there was David Lindsay. He was arguably the first to announce a postliberal politics of paradox, and to delve into the deep, unwritten British past in order to craft, theoretically, an alternative British and international future. It is high time that the singular and yet wholly pertinent writings of this County Durham Catholic Labour prophet receive a wider circulation.” Professor John Milbank, Professor in Religion, Politics and Ethics, University of Nottingham.