Fall of the Welfare State
At first sight, the debates developing (hardly "raging") inside the Labour Party seem of little intellectual or commercial interest: the resentful musings of the electorally outplayed.
The fact that Labour had to deal with more post-mortems than Inspector Morse suggests a political positioning irredeemably at variance with the principal consumer interests. But Labour's struggle to make sense of its market nevertheless offers a quite sophisticated perspective on not a minor question: what kind of society are we becoming?
Labour has realised that it cannot find electoral prosperity either by promising better public institutions or by stoking the country's conscience …
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Publication information: Article title: Fall of the Welfare State. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Marketing. Publication date: July 9, 1992. Page number: 4. © 2003 Haymarket Business Publications Ltd. COPYRIGHT 1992 Gale Group.
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