Roy Hattersley: In Praise Of Ideological Politics
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When Tony Blair swept to power, conceptions of 'left' and 'right' seemed destined be replaced by a centrist politics that transcended ideology. Since then, political ideas have taken second place to a technocratic approach to government in Britain. But in this explosive lecture by Roy Hattersley, he argues that ideology is the lifeblood of democratic politics and we should embrace it passionately again. Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival
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