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Labour MP Jon Cruddas has written the best approximation of what can be considered “Starmerism’s offer to British workers.” While some elements - eg a job guarantee - are better than nothing (but even then, run their own risk of rebuilding a modern workhouse depending on the shape of the policy), even at best, their desirability and strategy for achieving them are based on a vision of the economy that nobody under 70 would recognise as realistic. So come on an annoying journey through Blue Labour nostalgia for proper jobs, when the bin men were hard.
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