Guardian article shows Ed Miliband is distancing himself from the neo-liberal ideology of Blairism and tentatively moving towards a neo-Keynesian social-democratic ideology. Ed M’s election as leader of the Labour Party was a positive step which the broad left should support and why those who seek to undermine Ed M’s leadership are in the main on the right of labour politics. There is a clear indication now that the Labour Party will move to the ‘left’ ideologically, it’s a relatively small move but all the same it’s there.
‘‘People see a growing inequality between those at the top and themselves. They ask why it is so hard to make ends meet and why this squeeze is getting tighter.’’
‘‘This new inequality may be getting worse under the current government, but it began long before. We need a different kind of economy, fairer to the lowest paid and demanding greater responsibility from the higher paid; broader-based, less reliant on financial services.’’