Doublethinking or dim? Why the Labour party can’t be trusted with the economy

John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn

Are members of the Labour Party frontbench experts in doublethink? The concept was invented by George Orwell for his novel 1984, written in the 1940s as a critique of the Soviet Union. Masters of doublethink can hold, for purposes of political expediency, two opposing opinions at the same time, one of which might be complete […]