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Turning a Little Blue

Some may even want to work a bit less, for better pay, and get to see the other members of their hard-working families when they aren’t exhausted.

This is – as you would expect from James Butler – an elegant, perceptive analysis of what on earth it is Starmer is up to at the moment. The return of hardworking families is particularly depressing – a peculiarly divisive, patronising trope that we all thought had died a death in 2015.