- Going backwards and forwards
- Miliband, the Mail and the National Past
- New review of History, Heritage and Tradition in Contemporary British Politics
- Margaret Thatcher and The Invention of Industrial Pasts
- Tony Blair’s own ‘Spirit of ’45’
- Academia and the War of the Words
- What does progressive really mean?
- Thinking Allowed
- Does TV history make us complacent about the present?
- My ‘Shadow CV’
- Book launch
- LSE review of my book
- The Politics of the Past
- Open Access: How Open Is It?
- Ed Miliband Addresses the Big Meeting: A Return to Labour’s Past?
Tag Archives: nostalgia
Ken Loach’s new documentary The Spirit of ’45 is a romantic tribute to the achievements and ideals of the 1945 Labour government, with a clear political message. It cuts from an idealised social democratic nation celebrating the Festival of Britain … Continue reading
As many commentators have pointed out, The Iron Lady is a biopic of one of Britain’s most divisive prime ministers – with all the politics left out. We get neither critique nor hagiography. Sadly, this is not a case of … Continue reading