Labour’s vision

The Labour party conference saw a confident John McDonnell announce some of the most drastic employment reforms since Thatcher. And Jeremy Corbyn gave perhaps his best speech yet. Here’s the best of this week’s opinion and analysis

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The shadow chancellor is moulding the mood of voters to his political ends

The UK Labour leader’s populist policies and rhetoric chime with a mood for change

Predictable business flap over the proposals does not negate its fundamental flaws

The party wants to reassure Leave voters while appeasing its pro-European members

Shadow chancellor John McDonnell is ignoring the realities of modern business

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