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The progressive alliance cannot work – a majority of the country agree with Theresa May

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn after speaking at an election campaign event in Church House, London. 
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn after speaking at an election campaign event in Church House, London.  Credit: Stefan Rousseau 

This latest election feels like year four of the First World War. An attrition of elections, culminating in the final push to Right-wing victory. Theresa May will win, probably bigly. I’m not going to even entertain the “it could be close” narrative because it won’t be – that’s something the Tories want you to think to get you out to vote. The reality is that conservatism is about to sweep the country because the majority supports it, and because there is no serious alternative.

There is no progressive alliance – the name they’ve cooked up for an unofficial pact of Labour, Lib Dem, Green and SNP. It literally doesn’t exist: Labour will still run against Green, Green against Lib Dem and Lib Dem against SNP. But it also doesn’t exist in theory because it’s based upon a false premise.

Some on the Left believe that a majority of the voters are progressive and that only party label divides them....

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