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The truth that sticks : New Labour's breach of trust

Author: Martin Bell
Publisher: Thriplow [England] : Icon ; Frating Green [England] : Distributed in the UK by TBS, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Martin Bell dissects New Labour's scandals from Bernie Ecclestone to David Blunkett; explores Labour's contempt for democracy, electoral reform and cash-for-peerages; attacks the illegal and utterly disastrous decision to go to war in Iraq, and questions the deployment in Afghanistan.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Bell
ISBN: 9781840468229 184046822X
OCLC Number: 144596628
Description: x, 294 pages, [8] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The confidence of the people --
Ch. 2. A house of ill repute --
Ch. 3. What kind of democracy? --
Ch. 4. How much for a peerage? --
Ch. 5. Defending the indefensible --
Ch. 6. Iraq --
a war too far --
Ch. 7. Shading the truth --
Ch. 8. Diplomatic baggage --
Ch. 9. The road from Sarajevo --
Ch. 10. On Afghanistan's plains --
Ch. 11. Ethical bombing --
Ch. 12. Memory loss --
Ch. 13. Broken soldiers --
Ch. 14. Regime change --
Ch. 15. Restoring trust.
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An analysis of Britain's New Labour years. This book dissects scandals from Bernie Ecclestone to David Blunkett; explores Labour's contempt for democracy, electoral reform and cash-for-peerages;  Read more...

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