BLOOMBERG: May and Corbyn Serve Helpings of Populism for U.K. Election

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Whoever wins Britain’s June 8 general election, free-market capitalism is going to be a bit less free-market.

According to Colin Talbot, professor of politics at Manchester University, Labour’s platform could be much more radical than it first appears. “It’s very difficult to tell the difference between a social democrat manifesto and a socialist manifesto from what’s written down,” he said. “It’s what they leave out.”

Period11 May 2017

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  • UK politics
  • Labour party
  • general election
  • populism