"Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards" - Søren Kierkegaard
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
In Place Of Nye
At a Labour Party Conference in 1959, Aneurin Bevan said that "Socialism in the context of modern society means the conquest of the commanding heights of the economy". It is telling that Martin Rowson should produce this cartoon in the former (and continuing) Bevanite magazine "Tribune". It is a brilliant response to New Labour's embarrassed nationalisation of the disgraced Northern Rock.